Bread Pudding in the Microwave

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Prep time:

Kitchen Timer

Cook time:
10 MIN

Silouette of 2 people

6 Servings


Serving Size:
1/2 cup


  • 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 non-fat or 1% milk
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


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


Serve with low-fat vanilla or lemon yogurt.