Apricot-Raisin Bread Pudding

This is a sweet, fruity twist on the classic bread pudding.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 25 minutesDifficulty: Medium


Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1⁄2 cup silken tofu
  • 1 cup soy creamer
  • 2 cups soy milk
  • 1⁄4 cup vegan sour cream
  • 1⁄2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1⁄8 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1⁄8 tsp. salt
  • 4 cups day-old bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3⁄4 cup raisins
  • 1 cups dried apricots, cut in quarters
  • 2 Tbsp. cold vegan margarine, cut into small pieces

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a blender, combine tofu and creamer. Blend until mixture is smooth. Add soy milk, sour cream, sugar, almond extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Blend until smooth. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, stir together the bread cubes, raisins, and dried apricots. Pour tofu mixture over the bread and fruit, stirring to thoroughly combine. Pour into a lightly greased 9-by-13-inch baking dish in an even layer. Dot surface with margarine pieces and allow to stand for 10 minutes.
  • Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, until pudding seems set and edges are lightly browned. Serve warm or cold.