So, I decided to try my hand at the delectable Warm Chocolate Bread Pudding at the Gramercy Tavern, recipe here, courtesy of their amazing pastry chef Nancy Olson.
Quite scared that if I can make this pudding even half as well as the chefs at the Gramercy I'll be making it all the time...
It's relatively simple. Get a brioche loaf - M&S do this nice one:
Anyway, do what Nancy says, or else, and then pour that over the brioche, smush it a bit, then add chunks of chocolate.
postscript: so by the time I put it in the oven, we had drunk 9 bottles of wine between 7 of us. The photos are terrible:
POSTSCRIPT - ROUND TWO - A TRIUMPH!
OMG, my friends, OMG. Made it TWICE this weekend, this time doing the maths properly. It was totally amazing. I mean, it's brioche smothered in chocolate custard, with a bit of molten chocolate on top - what is not to love about that?
Alors, pre-oven comme ca: