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Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding

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My Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding might be the most sinfully delicious dessert I’ve ever had! Perfect for holiday entertaining.

Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding-

I am practically bouncing out of my computer chair because I am so excited to share this recipe with you today. It’s always a pleasure partnering with Land O Lakes to bring you new drool worthy recipes!

Not even kidding this dessert has got all of my favorite components….chocolate, bread and icing. Haha. It turns into this crazy ultra gooey chocolate bread pudding that will have you savoring each and every bite.

Can’t wait for you to try it 🙂  Enjoy!

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Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding

 Land O Lakes salted butter sticks to get started!

Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding

Pour your melted butter and cream into a very large mixing bowl.

Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding

Time for the eggs and sugar.

Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding

Cocoa powder up next.

Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding

Place your sweet Hawaaian bread cubes into your baking dish.

Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding

Pour that gorgeous chocolate mixture over your bread cubes.

Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding

The bread soaks up all of that goodness 🙂

Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding

A little sweet drizzle over the warm pudding.

Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding

Some chocolate chunks for good measure.

Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding

Can’t stop drooling. Warm and oh so chocolatey.

Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding


Gooey Chocolate Peppermint Bread Pudding

Chocolate Peppermint Bread PuddingPrep time: 10 min | Cook time: 40 min | Total time: 50 min


  • 1 stick Land O Lakes butter, salted
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 20 drops peppermint essential oil or 2 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • 8 cups cubed sweet Hawaiian bread


  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chunks


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and lightly spray a 9×13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl whisk the melted butter, cream, eggs, sugar, cocoa and peppermint until well combined. Place bread cubes into prepared baking dish then pour chocolate mixture over top. With spoon, press bread to soak up the liquid. Bake for 40 minutes, until set in the middle. Remove and let cool for 10 minutes.
  3. While the bread pudding is cooling prepare the icing by whisking the powdered sugar and cream until creamy and drizzle consistency. Add more cream if needed to thin out. Drizzle over warm bread pudding and top with chocolate chunks if desired. Serve warm.

Makes 12 Servings

This post is in partnership with Land O Lakes however thoughts and opinions are my own.

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  1. 1
    Sarah says:

    Wow that pudding looks delicious! Thanks for sharing.

  2. 2

    Sinful and delicious indeed! This bread looks lovely!

  3. 3
    Joyce says:

    Hi Jenny, This looks delicious! Your photos mention/show chocolate chunks, but they aren’t mentioned in the recipe. Details, please. 😉

  4. 4
    Maria says:

    We both posted bread pudding! Love yours:)

  5. 5
    Sues says:

    I LOVE the idea of a peppermint bread pudding!! It works as breakfast, too, right??

  6. 6
    marla says:

    Ooey gooey deliciousness!!!

  7. 7

    You had me at chocolate and peppermint. 😉

    Seriously, this looks right up my alley! Beautiful, Jenny!!

  8. 8

    My favorite flavor combo! This is perfect!!

  9. 9

    Oh my goodness, this looks so good!! I love chocolate and peppermint together!!

  10. 10
    Amanda says:

    I need this in my life immediately!! 🙂

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  12. 12

    Whoa baby!! Now, this is how you make Monday tolerable!!

  13. 13

    I’m not gonna lie – i want this for breakfast!

  14. 14

    Now that is one amazing pan of dessert! Perfect for the holidays.

  15. 15
    Liz says:

    Yummy – thank you for the nice recipe.

  16. 16
    Ines says:

    Hi Jenny, looks delicious. Just wondering what other types of bread would be good substitutes for the sweet Hawaiian bread as I cannot find that on my side of the Atlantic! Thx

  17. 17

    This recipe is fantastic and so creative. Love it! Pinned.

  18. 18

    Amazing! And possibly even sinful?! Looks completely delicious, Jenny.

  19. 19
    Matea says:

    This looks so good! Can any sweet bread work or just the kind specified in the recipe? Thanks!

  20. 20

    this looks sinfully good – yum!!!

  21. 21

    Jenny, this looks amazing!!! wowzers!

  22. 22
    colleen says:

    Chocolate and Peppermint-What a happy marriage that is.

  23. 23
    Gaby says:

    Wow! That is gooey awesomeness right there, YUM!!!

  24. 24

    Oh my gosh, I can’t even get over this!! I’ve been thinkin about it since this morning and it’s even better than I imagined!!

  25. 25
  26. 26

    I’m fairly new to actually eating bread pudding, so I’ve been experimenting with all kinds of flavours, this is by far the best I’ve seen – must try it! 🙂

  27. 27

    I love bread pudding and the thought of chocolate peppermint is getting me verrrry excited for the holidays!

  28. 28
    Roseanne says:

    Hi I live the idea but I come from Scotland and we don’t have sweet Hawaiian bread or stick o lands butter so I was just wondering if you know of anything I get over here that u can use? Thanks x

  29. 29

    Do you think I could get away with serving this for breakfast??? 😉

  30. 30

    I’m with Bridget! This is most definitely breakfast food. 🙂

  31. 31

    This looks like such gloriousness, I can’t even take it! 🙂 I coukd inhale that whole pan myself!

  32. 32

    Adding this to my holiday list! So delicious!

  33. 33
  34. 34

    This topic is interesting

  35. 35

    thank you for giving me the necessary information

  36. 36
    Kimberly Hawkins says:

    This recipe will be what I take to our special annual Christmas party with friends. I’m so excited to make it. Do you use 20 drops of peppermint essential oil and it’s not too strong?

    Also…WHERE oh where can I get that darling footed bowl?? LOVE IT!

    Love your sight, too! 🙂

  37. 37
    David says:

    Can you eat this cold and can you use any type of sweet bread

  38. 38
    Annie says:

    Do you think I could get away with serving this for breakfast??? ?

  39. 39
    launcher says:

    Your blog posts are more interesting and impressive. I think there are many people like and visit it regularly, including me.I actually appreciate your own position and I will be sure to come back here.

  40. 40
    happy room says:

    Love it, and love that you didn’t put cream cheese into it. I know this tastes just like the real deal! Mmmm! ?

  41. 41 says:

    You’ve written nice post, I am gonna bookmark this page, thanks for info. I actually appreciate your own position and I will be sure to come back here.

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    Mary says:

    Awesome dessert, thanks a lot I love your recipes.

  44. 44
    Betsy says:

    Made this today for a Christmas luncheon – it is amazing! I will make it again this season and keep it in my favorites.

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