Milk Chocolate Soup with Cake Croutons
Milk Chocolate Soup with Cake Croutons is classic comfort food repackaged into a fun and luscious dessert soup for chocolate lovers!
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time3 hrs 20 mins
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 4 cups whole milk , divided
- 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1 cup milk chocolate chips , divided
- 4 slices (1/2-inch each) frozen pound cake, thawed
- 3 teaspoons Crisco shortening
In a medium pot, whisk together the sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Gradually whisk in 3 cups of the milk. Over medium heat, cook and stir until thickened and bubbly, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add in the vanilla and 2/3 cup of the chocolate chips; stir until melted and smooth.
Transfer soup to a large bowl; cover the surface with plastic wrap and chill for at least 3 hours or overnight.
For the cake croutons, arrange slices on a baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees, turning once, until browned. Let cool; cut slices into 1/2-inch cubes.
Place remaining 1/3 cup chocolate chips and the shortening in a small bowl and microwave on medium for about 1 minute, stirring once, until melted. Mix to combine.
To serve, stir remaining 1 cup of milk into the soup; ladle into bowls and top with the croutons. Drizzle melted chocolate on top.