Lunchbreak: Bread Pudding and details on the 2019 First Look For Charity event

John Comerford - Executive Chef at House of Blues, Chicago

House of Blues Restaurant & Bar located at 329 N. Dearborn Street near the Marina City Towers


Chicago Auto Show Chairman Ray Scarpelli Jr.


First Look For Charity

Friday, February 8th

McCormick Place

7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

Tickets $275

Benefitting 18 charities


Bread Pudding:

Bread Pudding Filling Yield:1/2 pan
9 slices Brioche Loaf  - Cubed
4 ea Eggs - Whole
1 ea Egg - Yolks
.5 cups Sugar - Brown Light ( Packed)
1.5 cups Cream - Heavy
2.25 cups Milk - Whole
2 tbsp. Extract - Vanilla
1 tsp. Salt - Kosher
4 tbsp. Butter - Unsalted
4 tbsp. Whiskey  -  Optional
  • Mix all wet ingredients together with salt and sugar
  • Toss dry ingredients with cubed brioche
  • Let soak for 30 min
  • Pre - heat oven to 350°F
  • Place soaked mixture into sprayed pans
  • Sprinkle top of bread pudding with a little of the Sweet butter mixture
  • Place in oven cook until set 15min
Sweet Butter Mixture Yield: 1/2 pan
.5 cup Sugar - Brown Light
6 tbsp. Butter - Unsalted
  • Cream together butter and sugar


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