Be the hostest with the mostest with this recipe for Tiramisu Bread Pudding
230g day-old french bread, cut into small cubes
1/4 cup espresso coffee or very strong regular coffee
230g mascarpone cheese
170g ricotta cheese
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup kahlua
butter to grease baking dish
ground chocolate for sprinkling
Place bread cubes in a mixing bowl. Combine 1/2 cup kahlua and coffee and pour over the bread cubes. Let soak until liquid is all absorbed. Set aside or refrigerate.
In another bowl, beat eggs and sugar. Add milk, cream and cheeses. Stir until well combined.
Add the soaked bread (bread should be mushy) into the milk mixture and carefully combine.
Grease baking dish with butter. Pour mixture in dish.
Bake in preheated 350F oven until golden brown (mine took 55 minutes) and center is set (not wiggling anymore) and sides are pulling away from dish.
When done, remove from oven and pour the remaining 1/2 cup kahlua. Cool on wire rack. Sprinkle ground chocolate on top and serve warm or cold with ice cream or just plain, warm heavy cream!