Healthy Bread Pudding With Apple-Raisin Sauce Recipe

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Ingredients:

For Bread Pudding:

10 slices whole wheat bread
3 egg whites
1 1/2 cups skim milk
1/4 cup white sugar
2 teaspoons white sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon clove
as needed vegetable oil spray

For Apple Raisin Sauce:

1 1/4 cups apple juice
1/2 cup apple butter
2 Tablespoons molasses
1/2 cup raisins
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon orange zest (optional)

Directions:

To prepare bread pudding:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Spray 8- by 8-inch baking dish with vegetable oil spray. Lay slices of bread in baking dish in two rows, overlapping like shingles.

3. In medium bowl, beat together egg, egg whites, milk, the 1/4 cup of white sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla. Pour egg mixture over bread.

4. In small bowl, stir together cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and the 2 teaspoons of white sugar.

5. Sprinkle spiced sugar mix over bread pudding. Bake pudding for 30–35 minutes, until it has browned on top and is firm to touch. Serve warm or at room temperature with warm apple-raisin sauce.

To prepare apple-raisin sauce:

1. Stir all ingredients together in medium saucepan.

2. Bring to simmer over low heat. Let simmer for 5 minutes. Serve warm.

Yield for bread pudding: 9 servings

Yield for apple-raisin sauce: 2 cups

Serving size: 1/2 cup Each serving (with apple raisin sauce) provides:

Calories: 233
Total fat: 3 g
Saturated fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 24 mg
Sodium: 252 mg
Total fiber: 3 g
Protein: 7 g
Carbohydrates: 46 g
Potassium: 390 mg