Healthy Bread Pudding Recipes

Find healthy, delicious bread pudding recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Sweet Potato Bread Pudding with Pecan Praline Sauce

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The dessert menu at Brigtsen's restaurant in New Orleans offers "Bread Pudding du Jour," which changes with the seasons. This sweet potato version plays well during the holidays.
By Frank Brigtsen

Double Chocolate-Banana Bread Pudding

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In this healthy chocolate bread pudding recipe, whole-wheat bread, ripe bananas, chocolate and toasted peanuts come together for a heavenly dessert. To make individual bread puddings instead of one large pan, divide the batter among 12 small oiled individual baking dishes (about 8 ounces each). Cover with foil. Bake for 30 minutes, uncover, sprinkle with peanuts and bake for 20 to 25 minutes more.
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Budin de Pan (Bread Pudding)

Brooke Siem baked with grandmothers around the world for her Grandmother Project, including with Sofy in Buenos Aires, where she learned this Argentinian take on bread pudding. It tastes like a magical mashup of French toast, cheesecake and flan. The caramel is made directly in the pan you bake the pudding in (one less dish to wash!), so you'll need a metal cake pan or pie plate. Sofy uses Wonder Bread, but any soft white sandwich bread will produce luscious results. Learn more about this recipe and other recipes Siem learned as part of her project in the article How Cooking Connected One Chef with Grandmothers Across the World.
By Brooke Siem

Air-Fryer Coconut-Mango Bread Pudding

Coconut milk and mango shine in this bright and fruity spin on the classic dessert. If mango isn't available, you can use fresh pineapple in its place.
By Colleen Weeden

Cherry Chocolate Bread Puddings

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