Recipe: No-Bake Berry Bread Pudding

Easy to make and has no added sugar

Recipe: No-Bake Berry Bread Pudding

This fruit-filled bread pudding is simple to make and a perfect dessert, whether to serve at a family dinner or to bring to a larger gathering. It’s also naturally sweet with no added sugar.

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Ingredients

8 cups blueberries, washed
5 cups strawberries, washed, quartered
2 cups raspberries, washed
1 cup rhubarb, diced into small pieces
1 tablespoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons chia seeds
4 cups orange juice
9 slices whole-wheat bread, dried out and cut into bite-sized cubes (1/2″)

Directions

  1. In a large, bottom heavy pot, add all ingredients except for the bread.
    Mix well, bring to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. Strain the fruit and set the fruit and sauce aside (it should be between 5 and 6 cups).
  3. In a large bowl, add the cubed bread and 1 cup of the sauce.
  4. Mix well and allow the bread to absorb sauce.
  5. Add cooked fruit, mix well and place in an 8×8-inch pan.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  7. To serve, top each piece with 2 to 3 ounces of sauce.
Chef Notes:
• Frozen berries work well–or a combination of fresh and frozen.
• The more dense the bread the better.

Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings.
Each piece contains:
Calories: 140
Sodium: 75mg
Sugar: 16g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Saturated Fat: 0g
Fiber: 6g
Protein: 4g
Carbohydrate: 31g

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