Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding

Serves 6

15 Minute Prep Time

By Morgan Shupe on April 28, 2016 , categorized in Breakfast, Dessert

Banana Bread Pudding

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply celebrating today, this bread pudding is a delicious addition to your brunch. It’s also an excellent way to use up stale bread.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups French or sourdough bread (regular or gluten-free), cut into cubes
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 package (396 grams) soft tofu
  • 1¼ cup canned coconut milk (or non-dairy unsweetened milk)
  • ¼ cup sweetener (maple syrup, sugar or agave)
  • 2 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • 1 cup dark chocolate

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F and toast bread cubes until thoroughly dry.

  2. In a blender, make custard by puréeing frozen banana and tofu until smooth. Add in coconut milk, sweetener, vanilla and salt. Taste and adjust sweetener if needed.

  3. Toss cubed bread with blended custard. Let sit for 10 minutes.

  4. Layer bread with sliced banana and chocolate in a casserole dish. Pour any remaining custard on top.

  5. Bake 45 minutes or until browned and custard set. Let cool and then refrigerate.

  6. Serve with coconut whipped cream or ice cream

Morgan Shupe

Morgan Shupe is a Vancouver chef, freelance recipe developer and regular contributor to Vega’s Expert Panel. Her amazingly delicious plant-based recipes for meals and smoothies are well-renowned at the Vega HQ kitchen—where she was formerly Vega’s Chef.

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