Apple Bread Pudding

Apple Bread Pudding

Apples, cinnamon, and whole-grain bread make for a delicious dessert that is healthy too!

Ingredients

Cooking spray
1  whole egg
1  egg white
1 cup skim milk
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1⁄2 teaspoon ground cloves or allspice
6 slices whole-wheat bread
medium apples
1⁄4 cup raisins or dried cranberries (optional)
1⁄4 cup chopped walnuts, pecans, or almonds (optional)

 

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Spray a 9×9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together egg, egg white, milk, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and ground cloves/allspice.
  4. Cut bread into 1/2-inch cubes.
  5. Core apples and cut into 1/2-inch cubes.
  6. Add bread and apple cubes to a large bowl.
  7. Add dried fruit and nuts – if desired. Mix well.
  8. Pour mixture into a prepared baking dish and bake in preheated oven for 40-45 minutes.

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