Mexican Bread Pudding
Layers of bread and shredded cheddar are arranged in a baking dish, covered with a sweet cinnamon syrup and then baked slowly to golden perfection.
2 cups water
1 cup Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend
1/2 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 stick cinnamon
2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
12 (1/2-inch thick) slices of day-old French bread
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup raisins
- Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C).
- Combine the water, Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend, Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, cinnamon stick, cinnamon, vanilla and salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Set aside.
- In a baking dish, arrange a layer of the bread, sprinkle with a layer of cheese, then raisins and pour some of the syrup on top. Continue this process until all of the ingredients have been used.
- Bake for 1 hour. Serve hot or cold.
Makes 12 servings. Serving Size: 3/4 cup bread pudding.
Note: Contest submission by Mary L. of Mount Vernon, Washington.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe; 3/4 cup): Calories 250 | Calories from Fat 60 | Fat 7g (sat 4.0g) | Cholesterol 20mg | Sodium 240mg | Carbohydrates 37g | Fiber 2g | Sugars 26g | Protein 7g.
Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.