Banana Bread Pudding
You don't need to miss out on dessert with our slimming friendly Banana Bread Pudding – great if you're counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers!
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Not to be confused with bread and butter pudding, bread pudding is a fairly substantial comfort food. It’s really warming, sweet and spicy and is perfect for when the seasons start to change and the weather gets cooler.
The real key to this recipe is to not over bake it. You don’t want to dry it out like traditional banana bread as it’ll lose the pudding texture, so make sure you keep an eye on it while it’s cooking!
Enjoy with some fat free yoghurt, or for a real treat you could even serve it warm with some low calorie ice cream – it’s sooo moreish!!
What diets is this Banana Bread Pudding suitable for?
This Banana Bread Pudding recipe is suitable for dairy free and vegetarian diets.
It can be made suitable for gluten free diets by swapping the following ingredients out for gluten free alternatives;
- Self raising flour
Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
How Weight Watchers friendly is this Banana Bread Pudding recipe?
- You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Banana Bread Pudding recipe if you’re on WW Green.
- You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Banana Bread Pudding recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
- You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Banana Bread Pudding recipe if you’re on WW Purple.
Do you need any special ingredients to make this Banana Bread Pudding?
Sukrin make a range of sugar substitutes that are all natural and free from calories and carbohydrates. Most importantly for us, they don’t have that nasty aftertaste.
They do a granulated sugar replacement, a brown sugar replacement and an icing sugar replacement. You can use them all just as you would their ‘normal’ counterparts and since discovering Sukrin we won’t use anything else.
Sukrin Gold is the brown sugar replacement and can be found on Amazon. If you can get Sukrin Gold you can use normal sweetener. However, the Sukrin Gold does give the Banana Bread Pudding a nice golden colour, and a slightly different taste.
If you are using a powdered sweetener then please check how it compares to sugar. In some cases you’ll need to use less, as powdered sweeteners weigh less.
That being said, you don’t have to use Sukrin – there are lots of other high quality granulated sweeteners available from the supermarket, such as Canderel Sugarly, and Natvia.
What could I serve with this Banana Bread Pudding?
This Banana Bread Pudding works really well when served with loads of custard after the following main and accompaniment:
How do you know when this Banana Bread Pudding is cooked?
You need to cook this Banana Bread Pudding for around 35 minutes or until just cooked and golden.
Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.
How long can you keep Banana Bread Pudding in the fridge for?
You need to refrigerate your Banana Bread Pudding in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of this recipe in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.
Can I freeze Banana Bread Pudding?
No, we wouldn’t recommend freezing this recipe.
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Banana Bread Pudding
You don't need to miss out on dessert with our slimming friendly Banana Bread Pudding - great if you're counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers!
- KCals 68
- Carbs 8G
- WW Points:
- 2 Green
- 1 Blue
- 1 Purple
- Preheat the oven to 160°c and line the bottom of a bread tin. Into a bowl add the mashed banana, flour, mixed spice, granulated sweetener and 2 eggs and mix well.
- Separate the remaining 2 eggs. Add the egg yolks to the mixture and in a clean bowl, whisk the egg whites to firm peaks.
- Fold the egg whites carefully into the mixture. Stir in the sultanas. Pour into the bread tin and bake for 35 minutes until just cooked.
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