Nonstick cooking spray
whole wheat bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 3 cups)
snipped dried apricots
refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 3 eggs
sugar or sugar substitute* equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar
ground cinnamon or 1/4 teaspoon ground mace
Frozen fat-free whipped dessert topping, thawed (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Coat a 2-quart square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In the prepared baking dish, combine bread cubes and dried apricots; set aside.
In a large bowl, combine milk, pumpkin, egg, sugar, and cinnamon or mace. Slowly pour pumpkin mixture over bread mixture in baking dish. Gently press bread mixture down into liquid to moisten. Let stand for 15 minutes.
Bake, uncovered, for 45 to 50 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly; serve warm. If desired, serve with dessert topping. Makes 9 servings.
From the Test Kitchen
- Choose from Splenda Granular or Sweet 'N Low bulk or packets. Follow the package directions to use the amount equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar.
(Apricot-Pumpkin Bread Pudding)
- Servings Per Recipe 9,
- cal. (kcal) 117,
- Fat, total (g) 1,
- chol. (mg) 1,
- carb. (g) 22,
- fiber (g) 2,
- pro. (g) 6,
- sodium (mg) 135,
- Starch () 1,
- Other Carb () 1,
- Very Lean Meat () 1,
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet