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Emeril's Chocolate Bread Pudding...what's left...

A popular dessert created by Emeril Lagase and served at his restaurants. The location where I had it was at the Chophouse at the Sands Hotel in Bethlehem, PA.

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I'm Pretty Sure...Best Dessert I've Ever Had

  • Oct 16, 2009
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First of all, I will apologize to both Emeril and all spelling enthusiasts, for I just realized in the short description/tags of this review that I misspelled Emeril's last name.  It is Lagasse.  Thanks.


So, I'm not a huge chocolate fan, though I do like chocolate, and I've not had many bread puddings, though I've had some, but when these two entities are combined at the hands of Emeril Lagasse's trained chefs, the results are sheer magnificence.

I had dinner with my wife at Emeril's Chophouse at the Sands Hotel and Casino in Bethlehem, PA for our 2nd anniversary.  Dinner was great, as well as the service and the ambiance.  The highlight of the night came for me, though, at the end of my meal, when I decided to step outside of my normal cheesecake dessert for something I've not had before.  I chose the Chocolate Bread Pudding. 

From the first bite, I knew that I had met that special someone...sorry...something!  This dessert was the perfect balance of chocolate for me, as I don't like heavy rich chocolate typically.  This wonderful dessert consisted of layers of chocolate, made into a light, yet rich pudding, I am assuming with brown sugar, eggs, and cream, with a hint of liqueur, combined with what I assume to be a brioche or other thick, egg based bread (maybe not...I'm no chef), and baked, leaving a wonderful crust on top, with a surprisingly moist under-set.  This was then topped with a spiced cream and mixed berries...which by the way, I'm also not a fan of berries with my chocolate desserts...that's just me.  In this combination, however, it was unbelievable.

This dessert was so great, that I immediately took a picture of it with my phone and posted it on my Facebook and Twitter....sorry I just couldn't help it....the world (at least my world) had to know!

I savored this dessert to the fullest extent that I could handle, but alas...it did eventually meet its end, and I took in that last scrumdelicious (T) spoonful, with a smile.  When I opened my eyes, I found my wife looking at me as if to say....I better get that same reaction from you later!  Oops...tip to the men in relationships....don't let your food appear to be more satisfying than your mate.

All in all, I highly recommend....actually, I implore you to do yourself a favor, and go and experience Emeril's Chocolate Bread Pudding...somewhere.

Thanks, and goodbye!

("Scrumdelicious" is a registered trademark of Raymon Williams' Commonly Used Phrases, Inc.)

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October 18, 2009
Um, that picture that you posted on FB and twitter needs to be on Lunch, too   ;P  I totally drooled at your description and want chocolate bread pudding now.  Thanks for sharing!  Another really scrumdelicious looking dessert that I just learned about is Rita's Pumpkin Pie Cream Ice.  Probably available in your neck of the woods, too!

By the way, I'll remember to use Scrumdelicious® with care ;D
October 19, 2009
I'll definitely make sure to post the pic on Lunch! I'll give the Rita's a shot too. There's a Ritas right down the street from me, problem is, it's cold here when pumpkin flavors are in season, so they may not offer it, because they close. Maybe I'll try the packaged stuff in the grocery store. Thanks for the tip!
October 19, 2009
Looking forward to that pic! :) And you're lucky to have a Rita's, and that you can get their packaged stuff at the grocery store. I have none of that around me!
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Check out the full review on Lunch.com. Emeril's Chocolate Bread Pudding...fabulouso!
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