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Old-Fashioned Bread Pudding With Apple-Raisin Sauce
A classic dessert served with a special sauce delivers a new, vibrant taste.
10 slices whole wheat bread
3 egg whites
1 1/2 C. skim milk
1/4 C. sugar
1/4 C. brown sugar
1 t. vanilla extract
1/2 t. cinnamon
1/4 t. nutmeg
1/4 t. cloves
2 t. sugar
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 8 x 8-inch baking dish with vegetable oil spray. Lay slices of bread in baking dish in two rows, overlapping like shingles.
- In medium bowl, beat together egg, egg whites, milk, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla. Pour egg mixture over bread.
- In small bowl, stir together cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and 2 teaspoon sugar. Sprinkle spiced sugar over bread pudding. Bake pudding for 30 to 35 minutes, until it has browned on top and is firm to touch.
- Serve warm or at room temperature, with warm apple-raisin sauce.
Apple-Raisin Sauce: In medium saucepan, mixed together 1 1/4 C. apple juice, 1/2 C. apple butter, 2 T. molasses, 1/2 C. raisins, 1/4 t. ground cinnamon, 1/4 t. ground nutmeg, 1/2 t. orange zest (optional). Bring to simmer over low heat. Let sauce simmer 5 minutes. Serve warm. Makes 2 servings.
YIELD: 9 servings
NUTRITION ANALYSIS PER SERVING: Calories, 233; Total fat: 3 grams; Saturated fat, 1 gram; Carbohydrates, 46 grams; Protein, 7 grams; Cholesterol, 24 milligrams; Sodium, 252 milligrams; Dietary fiber, 3 grams