Brownie Bread Pudding is at its best served warm from the oven when it fragrance can be enjoyed as much as its flavor. However, it is still delicious when cold if you want to make it ahead. 1 c. (6 oz.) semi-sweet real chocolate pieces 3/4 c. granulated sugar 1 1/2 c. milk 1 tbsp. butter 1 lg. egg 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 c. chopped nuts
Combine bread crumbs, chocolate, sugar and milk in top of double boiler. Cook over hot water until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat and stir in butter. Beat egg with salt and slowly stir into chocolate mixture. Stir in walnuts.
Pour into a greased 1 quart baking dish; set dish in pan filled with 1 inch hot water. Bake at 350 degrees for about 45-50 minutes or until knife inserted 1 inch from edge comes out clean. Pudding may also be baked in five (6 ounce) custard or souffle cups, for about 35-40 minutes. Makes 5 servings.