Challah Bread Pudding With Chocolate and Cherries (Pareve)

Challah Bread Pudding With Chocolate and Cherries (Pareve)

A dairy free Chocolate Cherry Challah Bread Pudding recipe, featuring vanilla custard soaked challah cubes, baked with dried cherries and chocolate.
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  • Serves: 10 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350 F / 180 C.
  2. Step 2

    Grease a 9 x 13" baking dish with a bit of coconut oil or margarine.
  3. Step 3

    Place the challah cubes in a large bowl.
  4. Step 4

    In a separate bowl, whisk together the sugar, soymilk, Amaretto, vanilla, and cinnamon. Whisk in the melted coconut oil or margarine.
  5. Step 5

    Pour the custard mixture over the challah cubes and stir gently until all of the challah is saturated with the egg mixture.
  6. Step 6

    Fold in the cherries and chocolate chips until they are evenly distributed.
  7. Step 7

    Pour the challah mixture into the prepared baking dish and smooth the top with a spatula.
  8. Step 8

    Bake in the preheated oven until puffed and golden and a tester inserted in the center comes out clean, about 55 minutes to 1 hour, 5 minutes.
  9. Step 9

    Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack for 15 to 20 minutes.
  10. Step 10

    Serve warm, topped with pareve ice cream, pareve whipped cream, or a drizzle of maple syrup, if desired. Leftovers may be stored, covered in the refrigerator, for 2 to 3 days.