Cinnamon Apple Bread Pudding

Recipe developed by Emily Richards, PH Ec

© Heart and Stroke Foundation 2011

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1 L (4 cups) cubed whole grain bread

2 eggs

2 egg whites

175 mL (3/4 cup) unsweetened applesauce

125 mL (1/2 cup) skim milk

10 mL (2 tsp) ground cinnamon

125 mL (1/2 cup) low fat vanilla yogurt

1 small apple, cored and diced

Ground cinnamon (optional)

Cinnamon Apple Bread Pudding

Comfort food is easy when you have the ingredients right in your kitchen. Using sliced whole grain bread you can have this dessert ready for family or friends in 30 minutes. Full of apple cinnamon flavour you may want to sneak some for breakfast the next day!

Tip: You will need about 4 slices of whole grain bread to get the 1 L (4 cups).

Servings: 8 (1 serving - 1/2 cup or 125 mL each)

Difficulty level: Easy wow

Nutritional Information

Calories: 112

Protein: 6 g

Total fat: 3 g

Saturated fat: 1 g

Cholesterol: 48 mg

Carbohydrate: 18 g

Fibre: 2 g

Sugar: 8 g

Sodium: 157 mg

Potassium: 164 mg


Sprinkle bread in sprayed 2 L (8 inch) square baking dish; set aside.

In bowl, whisk together eggs, egg whites, applesauce, milk and cinnamon. Pour over bread and press bread gently into egg mixture. Bake in 190°C (375°F) oven for 30 minutes or until golden, puffed and knife inserted in centre comes out clean.

Serve each piece with dollop of yogurt, apple and sprinkling of cinnamon, if using.

Developed by Emily Richards, PH Ec. ©The Heart and Stroke Foundation 2011.

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