Thinking outside the Brioche + Pain au Chocolat and Orange Pudding recipe

One of the things the Boo Roo and Tigger Too household look forward to whenever we go away and stay in a hotel is the continental breakfast. Tucking into the range of brioche, pain au chocolat and other pastries is simply divine. Enjoying these tasty treats at home has become so much easier too with the great range from Broiche Pasquier, especially when a yummy little hamper arrived from them last week.

Now I enjoy a pastry as much as the next person but I do often think of them as a breakfast or snack item rather than something that I can include in a main meal. Included within the hamper was a couple of recipe ideas and as soon as I saw the idea for a Pain au Chocolat and Orange Pudding recipe I knew what I wanted to try out first.

Pain au Chocolat & Orange Pudding
Serves 6
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
25 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
25 min
Ingredients
  1. 75ml Milk
  2. 100g Dark chocolate
  3. 2 Eggs
  4. 6 Brioche Pasquier Pain au Chocolat
  5. 300ml Double cream
  6. 50g Caster sugar
  7. Zest of 1 orange
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 150C/300F/Gas Mark 2
  2. Cut each pain au chocolate into three and place into an ovenproof dish
  3. In a saucepan add the milk, orange zest and double cream, and bring to the boil
  4. Break up the chocolate into squares and add to the saucepan, stirring until the mixture becomes smooth
  5. Mix the caster sugar and eggs together in a bowl and pour the chocolate mixture over, whisking all the time
  6. Slowly pour the mix over the pain au chocolat, allowing the custard to be absorbed before adding more
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the top is lightly crisp and the centre is still wobbly
Notes
  1. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream
Adapted from Brioche Pasquier
Adapted from Brioche Pasquier
Boo Roo and Tigger Too https://www.boorooandtiggertoo.com/
I made this earlier this week and to say it went down well is an understatement. I do love that you can get at least six servings from this one dish and it is delicious hot or cold.

Disclosure: We received a Broiche Pasquier hamper FOC for the purpose of review.

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21 Comments

  1. May 8, 2014 / 1:14 pm

    Wow that looks rich and sickly! Have to admit not my thing at all – but it certainly looks impressive 🙂

  2. May 8, 2014 / 2:19 pm

    Oh my actual word this looks amazing….I’m off to make this right now

  3. May 8, 2014 / 2:23 pm

    That looks SO good! Will definitely be trying

  4. May 8, 2014 / 3:42 pm

    Oh wow this looks to die for! I am not a fan of the traditional bread and butter pudding but this looks like a great alternative I could really get used to!

  5. May 8, 2014 / 6:56 pm

    OMG this really does look awesome. I prefer bread and butter pudding with something a little extra, but this is beyond that. A good price and super simple too – and as a bonus, get extra pain au chocolat brioche and the kids can eat them for breakfast the next day 🙂

  6. Paul Wilson
    May 8, 2014 / 11:29 pm

    Oooo, tasty.

  7. May 9, 2014 / 6:50 am

    Fab-U-lous! Orange and chocolate are so good together, this sounds devine.

  8. May 9, 2014 / 6:07 pm

    Oh my goodness, that looks divine! I’m pinning this and I’ll make it on one of my slimming world treat days!

  9. May 9, 2014 / 7:13 pm

    What a wonderful idea – I will be trying this one!!! I will look out for further recipe ideas from yourself!!! (P.S. How did you get a brioche hampers??? I’m intrigued!!!) x

  10. Me and the tiny three (Tammy)
    May 10, 2014 / 10:06 am

    I love this idea, so much I’ve saved it to my read later file so I can find it easily it looks delicious

  11. Boo
    Author
    May 10, 2014 / 4:04 pm

    Pleased to hear you liked the recipe. The hamper was sent as a promotional item from a PR agency.

  12. May 12, 2014 / 11:16 am

    That looks absolutely lush

  13. May 13, 2014 / 8:08 pm

    oh my woolly word!!! this looks very decadent and i adore your styling x

  14. May 14, 2014 / 8:35 am

    Interesting fusion of diff recipes! Love it! #recipeoftheweek

  15. May 14, 2014 / 8:46 pm

    Now this looks incredible. Beautiful photographs. Definitely inspired to try this. #recipeoftheweek

  16. Alison Turnnidge
    June 2, 2014 / 9:28 am

    That looks rather tasty, one which I know both my Daughters would enjoy helping to prepare and eat

  17. lindsey stuart
    June 3, 2014 / 1:25 pm

    Oh i just love chocolate and orange together so i really must attempt to make this 😀
    Thankyou very much for sharing with us 😀

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