- 250 g sliced bread (preferably brioche)
- 500 g heavy cream
- 2 large eggs
- 200 g granulated sugar
- 50 g butter
- 100 g dark chocolate couverture, finely chopped
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- Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
- Tear the bread into pieces with your hands. Add it to the bowl with the heavy cream. Let them soak until you prepare the rest of the ingredients.
- In another bowl, whisk together the eggs and sugar until they turn white.
- Put the chocolate and butter in a bowl and melt in a microwave, set at 800 watts for 1 ½ minutes. You can also melt it in a bain marie; placing the bowl over a pot of simmering water. Mix until the chocolate and butter melts and are completely combined.
- Add the chocolate mixture to the egg mixture and mix together. Transfer the new mixture to the bowl with the bread soaking in the cream. Mix with your hands.
- If you want to serve this for breakfast the next day, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight. If not, pour mixture into a 25x25 cm baking pan and bake for 40 minutes.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.