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Bread Pudding in the Microwave

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes
Number of Servings: 6


  • 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 3 slices whole-grain bread
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 3 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 1/4 cups nonfat or 1% milk
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Butter bread and cut into small cubes.
  3. Combine buttered and cubed bread, brown sugar and raisins in a one-quart microwave safe dish. Set aside.
  4. In a microwave safe bowl or measuring cup, blend together the eggs, milk, cinnamon, salt and vanilla.
  5. Heat on high for 2 to 3 minutes until hot, but not boiling.
  6. Pour over bread mixture and lightly blend together.
  7. Microwave the dish uncovered at 50% power for 5 to 8 minutes, or until edges are firm and the center is almost set.
  8. Let rest for 10 minutes before serving.
  9. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Serve with low-fat vanilla or lemon yogurt.

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