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by Rebecca Forbes


   No holiday dinner would be complete without a yummy dessert to end the meal.  For a sweet treat that will please your taste buds—but won't derail your diet— the whole wheat bread in this old-fashioned bread pudding provides fiber, while the skim milk is a healthy low-fat alternative to heavy cream.  And the apple-raisin mixed berry sauce is easy to make and adds festive flair to this traditional dish.


Old-Fashioned Bread Pudding with Apple-Raisin Mixed Berry Sauce

   10 slices whole wheat bread                                                  1 tsp. vanilla extract
   1 egg                                                                                       ½ tsp. cinnamon
   3 egg whites                                                                           ¼ tsp. nutmeg  
   1½ cups skim milk                                                                 ¼ tsp. cloves
   ¼ cup granulated sugar                                                          2 tsp. sugar
   ¼ cup brown sugar


Apple-Raisin Mixed Berry Sauce


1 cup apple juice                                                                 ¼ tsp. cinnamon
½ cup apple butter                                                              ¼ tsp. nutmeg
2 tsp. molasses                                                                   ½ tsp. orange peel (optional)     
1 cup of fresh berries, such as raspberries or blueberries      ½ cup raisins


1.  Preheat the oven to 350 °F. Spray an eight inch by eight inch baking dish with vegetable oil spray, then lay the bread slices in the baking dish in two overlapping rows.

2.  In a medium-sized mixing bowl, beat the egg, egg whites, milk, ¼ cup granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla.  Pour the mixture over the bread.

3.  In a small bowl, stir together the cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and 2 teaspoons sugar. Sprinkle the spiced sugar over the bread pudding. Bake the pudding for 30 to 35 minutes until brown on top.

4.  Serve warm or at room temperature with the apple-raisin mixed berry sauce.

5.  To make the sauce, stir all of the ingredients together in a medium-sized saucepan. Bring to a low heat and simmer for five minutes. Serve warm.

Recipe yields nine servings.  Each serving provides: Calories 233; Protein 7 g; Sodium 252 mg; Cholesterol 24 mg; Carbohydrate 46 g; Fiber 3 g; Total Fat 3 g; Saturated Fat 1 g. 


Courtesy of New York Methodist Hospital.

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