Fruity bread pudding

Fruity bread pudding

*VEGETARIAN *NUT FREE *CONTAINS EGGS

Ingredients

6 serves

25 serves

60 serves

Fruit bread

6 slices

25 slices

60 slices

Eggs

3

12

30

Milk

500mL

2 litres

5 litres

Sugar

1 tablespoon

¼ cup

¾ cup

Fruit to serve

250g

1kg

2.5kg

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Cut each slice of bread into quarters and layer slices in a deep baking dish.
  3. Lightly whisk eggs in a jug.
  4. Add milk and sugar to jug. Whisk to combine.
  5. Pour mixture evenly over bread. Allow to stand for 10 minutes, for bread to absorb liquid.
  6. Bake in oven for 45 minutes, or until the top layer of bread is golden brown.
  7. Serve with chopped banana, or other fresh or canned fruit.

 

Each serve provides

  • ½ children’s serve of meat/alternatives* (egg)
  • ½ children’s serve of fruit**
  • ½ children’s serve of milk/alternatives*** (milk)
  • 1 children’s serve of grains**** (bread)

 

Allergy modifications

  • For a milk protein free or lactose free option, substitute the milk with an equal measure of calcium fortified soy or rice milk.
  • For a wheat/gluten free option substitute fruit bread with gluten free fruit bread.

 

Tips

  • Serve with fruit which is high in vitamin C such as berries, kiwifruit, orange or mandarin to improve iron absorption from the egg.
  • As an alternative to fruit bread, use leftover bread such as wholemeal or multigrain.

 

* One children’s serve of lean meat, poultry, fish or alternatives is equal to half a serve in the Australian Dietary Guidelines.
** One children’s serve of fruit is equal to half a serve in the Australian Dietary Guidelines.
*** One children’s serve of milk, yoghurt, cheese and/or alternatives is equal to just under half a serve in the Australian Dietary Guidelines.
**** One children’s serve of (grain) cereal foods is equal to one serve in the Australian Dietary Guidelines.

Recipe adapted from Get Up and Grow: Cooking for Children with permission of the Australian Government.

The nutritional information provided is based on the exact ingredients and method as shown. Any variation/s to the ingredients or method may alter the nutritional outcome.