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Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding

We first had this dessert at our daughter's house and I've been meaning to make it for a long time. You say bread pudding and I'm in. It's like glorified French toast. What's not to  like?

  • 1 loaf thick sliced bread, a few days old
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cups Skor toffee bits
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 8 eggs
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  1. Cube bread. I used Texas toast, 60% whole wheat, trimmed crust slightly.
  2. Butter a 9x13 inch glass pan and spread bread cubes into greased dish.
  3. Sprinkle chocolate chips and toffee bits over bread.
  4. Mix the rest of the ingredients, using a whisk.
  5. Pour egg mixture over bread, making sure all the bread gets soaked.
  6. Let sit for 1/2 hour or for the rest of the day in the fridge.
  7. Bake in preheated oven at 325° F for 60 minutes. If it's as brown as you like, cover with foil, but bake another 10 minutes.
  8. Serve slightly warm or cooled with a butterscotch/caramel (ice cream) topping.
This bread pudding puffs up nicely in the oven, but deflates as it cools. I wish it wouldn't but that seems to be normal.


  1. Bread pudding is my favorite dessert of all time. I lived in England for a while, and the bread pudding was to die for! About two years ago I discovered an Irish pub down the street from me and they served the most amazing bread pudding I've ever had! This looks delicious! The only difference is that I use a rum sauce to drizzle over mine!

  2. Any suggestions for a good substitute for "skor toffee bits?"

    1. You can omit them. The original recipe did not have them. You may want to add 1/4 cup sugar to the egg mix.

    2. chopped up Heath or Skor chocolate bar, if you can get that.

    3. or, an equal amount of butterscotch or peanut butter chips if Skor isn't available? I'm thinking I'm going to use this recipe to make bread pudding with some raspberry, white-frosted buns I bought. Shouldn't have wasted my money on them - I think adding choc chips - and maybe butterscotch - to them, adding the eggs, milk, etc. and baking could make a great bread pudding - sort of like "when you get a lemon, make lemonade" :) (Do Canadians use that old saying?) Love reading your blogs as well as your recipes!

    4. Yes, we use that saying. Great idea for those rolls you want to get rid of!
      Another thing you can do is to make French toast.

  3. This bread pudding looks really good!! Bread Pudding has long been on my list of things to make. I must try this one.

  4. I love bread pudding, I have to try this one!

  5. It looks really good. Will have to try it. Does anyone know or remember a recipie for "Bubot"? I don't know if that's how you spell it. My mom would make a "Raisin Bubot" steaming in a dish hanging over a chicken Braten. It came out so moist ans saturated with the steam of the chicken.

    1. You might try this
      I know this one is inside the chicken, but you could bake in on the side or overtop, however you like.


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