Whole grain bread and dried tart cherries make this rich chocolate bread pudding dessert recipe nutritious and hearty.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Coat four 6-ounce individual souffle dishes or custard cups with cooking spray. Divide bread cubes, cherries, and wheat germ among the dishes.

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  • In a small saucepan combine milk and chocolate. Cook and stir over low heat until the chocolate melts; remove from heat. If necessary, beat smooth with a wire whisk.

  • In a small bowl gradually stir chocolate mixture into egg product. Stir in orange peel and vanilla. Pour mixture over bread cubes in the dishes. Press lightly with back of spoon to thoroughly moisten bread.

  • Bake in a 350-degree F oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until the tops appear firm and a knife inserted near the centers comes out clean. Serve warm. If desired, serve with whipped topping and sprinkle with cocoa powder. Makes 4 servings.

Tips

To make ahead: Prepare as directed through step 3. Cover and chill for up to 2 hours. Continue as directed in step 4 and 5.

Nutrition Facts

148 calories; protein 6.7g 14% DV; carbohydrates 24.8g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 2.9g 12% DV; sugars 10g; fat 4g 6% DV; saturated fat 2g 10% DV; cholesterol 0.8mg; vitamin a iu 333.9IU 7% DV; vitamin c 0.8mg 1% DV; folate 8.7mcg 2% DV; calcium 132.4mg 13% DV; iron 2.6mg 14% DV; magnesium 23.2mg 8% DV; potassium 125.3mg 4% DV; sodium 152.2mg 6% DV.