Review Your Order
Close

Shopping Cart

Instant Pot Chocolate Espresso Brioche Bread Pudding

Serves: Makes 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • For the bread pudding:
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 cups half and half
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 6 cups brioche, crust removed and cubed into 1 inch pieces
  • 1½ cups water
  • Chocolate syrup, for topping (see recipe below)
  • Vanilla ice cream, for serving

  • For chocolate syrup:
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 cup water


Procedures:

This rich and decadent dessert is filled with layers of chocolate, espresso and orange zest. Cooked over high pressure in the Instant Pot, this delicious and memorable brioche bread pudding is ready to serve in under 1 hour.

In a large bowl, whisk the eggs and sugar until well combined. Set aside.

In a small saucepan, warm the half and half and vanilla over low heat for 15 minutes.

After 10 minutes of warming the half and half, place the cocoa in a small bowl. Add ½ cup of warm half and half. Whisk well until the cocoa powder is fully combined to the half and half.

Add the cocoa slurry and the the instant coffee to the half and half mixture. Stir well to combine. Continue to cook for 5 minutes.

Strain the cocoa half and half into a medium sized bowl.

While whisking the egg and sugar mixture, add a spoonful of warm cocoa half and half. Continue to whisk to prevent scrambling of the eggs. Continue this process three more times until the custard is warmed.

In a steady stream pour the remaining cocoa half and half into the custard, whisking continually.

Stir well and set aside.

Place the brioche into a 7-8 ounce porcelain ramekin. Pour the custard over the brioche. Be sure that the tops of the brioche are coated by the custard.

Add the water to the Instant Pot and place the steam rack into the Instant Pot.

Place the ramekin on top of the steam rack.

Secure the lid onto the Instant Pot. Using the manual setting, cook on high pressure for 20 minutes.

After the 20 minutes, turn off the Instant Pot and let the pressure release naturally for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes release any remaining pressure.

Remove the bread pudding. Let cool for 5 minutes.

Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and chocolate syrup (see recipe below).

To make the chocolate syrup: Place the sugar and water into a small saucepan, and make a simple syrup. Cook on low heat until the sugar has dissolved, about 10-15 minutes. Stir occasionally.

Combine the vanilla and salt into the simple syrup. Stir well.

Place the cocoa powder into a large bowl. In three batches, whisk the simple syrup into the cocoa powder. Mix thoroughly.

Strain the cocoa mixture back into the pan. Add corn syrup and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes. Stir occasionally.

Remove from the stovetop and bring to room temperature. Place in an airtight container and store in the fridge, up to three weeks.

by Rebecca White, A Pleasant Little Kitchen

These Are Perfect For This Recipe

Instant Pot Ultra

Stars: 4.7

  • Value:

New Efficient, versatile and easy to use, the Instant Pot Ultra combines endless cooking functions into one compact countertop appliance. Use it as a slow cooker, pressure cooker, rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker, sauté pan, warming pot or even a... More About Instant Pot Ultra »


Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract, 8 oz.

Stars: 5.0

With its thick, molasses-like consistency, Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract allows you to add delicious vanilla flavor to batters, sauces and glazes without thinning them out. Uncut vanilla seeds add texture, visual flair and sophisticated flavor to ... More About Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract »

14521
Standard Shipping Rates Apply
In Stock and Ready to Ship

Valrhona Cocoa Powder

Stars: 5.0

Perfect for baking, stovetop cooking and more, this all-natural cocoa powder features a pure, intense cocoa taste with a rich, red mahogany color. Versatile cocoa powder is ideal for baking chocolate confections and adds complex, unexpected flavors to a... More About Valrhona Cocoa Powder »

1446418
Standard Shipping Rates Apply
In Stock and Ready to Ship
 
 
Registry Management: Multiple Registries
Close

Choose a Registry

We've found more than just one registry in your account. Which registry would you like to choose?

Registry Management: Multiple Registries
Close

Choose a Registry

We've found more than just one registry in your account. Which registry would you like to choose?