Experience the warm, comforting essence of classic apple pie in a delightful and vegan-friendly form with Vegan Apple Pie Bread Pudding. This recipe combines the sweetness of apples, the warmth of cinnamon, and the richness of a custard, all soaked into cubes of bread to create a luscious, satisfying dessert. Perfect for cozy gatherings or as a sweet treat to lift your spirits, this vegan bread pudding captures the essence of apple pie in every decadent bite.
Recipe: Vegan Apple Pie Bread Pudding
For the Bread Pudding:
- 6 cups cubed day-old bread (use a vegan-friendly bread)
- 2 large apples, peeled, cored, and diced
- 1 cup coconut milk (full fat)
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- A pinch of salt
For the Topping:
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
Nutrition Facts (Per Serving – Makes 8 servings):
- Calories: 320
- Total Fat: 15g
- Saturated Fat: 7g
- Total Carbohydrates: 45g
- Dietary Fiber: 5g
- Sugars: 20g
- Protein: 5g
This recipe yields approximately 8 servings of Vegan Apple Pie Bread Pudding.
1. Preheat Oven:
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
2. Prepare the Bread:
- Spread the cubed bread evenly in a baking dish and scatter diced apples over the top.
3. Make the Custard:
- In a mixing bowl, whisk together coconut milk, almond milk, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, and a pinch of salt until well combined.
4. Pour Custard Over Bread:
- Pour the custard mixture evenly over the cubed bread and apples, ensuring that all the bread is soaked.
5. Prepare the Topping:
- In a small bowl, toss chopped pecans with maple syrup.
6. Add Topping:
- Sprinkle the pecan and maple syrup mixture over the top of the bread pudding.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes or until the top is golden brown and the custard is set.
8. Cool and Serve:
- Allow the Vegan Apple Pie Bread Pudding to cool for a few minutes before serving.
9. Serve Warm:
- Scoop out servings while the pudding is still warm. Optionally, serve with a dollop of vegan whipped cream or a scoop of dairy-free vanilla ice cream.
- Revel in the cozy, apple-pie-inspired goodness of this Vegan Apple Pie Bread Pudding. Share the warmth and sweetness with loved ones.