1 (1 lb.) loaf banana bread (purchased or homemade)
4 egg yolks, beaten
2 c. half-and-half or light cream
1/4 c. sugar
16 milk chocolate or chocolate truffle kisses
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut banana bread into 1-inch cubes; place in an ungreased 2 qt.
square (8x8x2) baking dish.
2. In a medium bowl beat together egg yolks, half-and-half, and sugar. Pour egg mixture evenly
over bread mixture. Press mixture lightly with back of a large spoon.
3. Bake, uncovered, for 40-45 minutes or until puffed and a knife inserted off center comes out
clean (center will appear moist but will set up with standing). Immediately cut into 25
squares (about 1-1/2 x 1-1/2 inch) in pan. Place a chocolate kiss on top of each bread pudding
square. Cool 30 minutes before serving.
Make-Ahead: Prepare recipe through step 2. Cover and chill in the refrigerator up to 24 hours.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 45-50 minutes or until puffed and a knife inserted off center comes out clean (center will appear moist but will set up with standing).
Source: Better Homes and Gardens (bhg.com)