Recipe courtesy of Chuck Hughes
Total:
1 hr 20 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 20 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Stout beer
  • 1/2 cup 35 percent cream
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 4 cups French bread with crust, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • Whipped cream, for serving

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Bring the Stout, cream, and 1/2 cup sugar, to a simmer in a medium saucepan, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat. Add 1 cup chocolate chips and whisk until melted and smooth. Set aside to cool. Whisk the eggs and vanilla in large bowl to blend. Gradually whisk in the cooled chocolate mixture. Add the bread cubes and the remaining chocolate chips to the custard, and toss to coat. Transfer to 1 1/2-quart-capacity shallow round, square or oval baking dish that you have greased with butter or oil. The batter will come close to the top of the pan. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons sugar over top. Bake until the custard thickens and the center is just set, about 50 to 60 minutes. Serve warm, cut a circle using a round biscuit cutter. Garnish with partially whipped whipping cream, lightly sweetened with sugar. 

Categories:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman

Beatty's Chocolate Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Chocolate Hazelnut Milk Stout Glaze

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Cake

Recipe courtesy of Karen Barker

Warm Chocolate Cakes with Berries

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Flourless Chocolate-almond Cake

Recipe courtesy of Zoe Francois

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Unwrapped

7am | 6c

Unwrapped

7:30am | 6:30c

Unwrapped

8am | 7c

Unwrapped

8:30am | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30am | 8:30c

Donut Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Donut Showdown

11am | 10c

Sugar Showdown

11:30am | 10:30c

Sugar Showdown

12pm | 11c

Sugar Showdown

12:30pm | 11:30c

Cupcake Wars

1pm | 12c

Cake Hunters

5:30pm | 4:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

The Best Thing I Ever Ate

8pm | 7c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here