Bread Pudding in the Microwave

Bread Pudding in the Microwave

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Serving Size 1/2 cup

1 Tablespoon butter or margarine
3 slices whole grain bread
1⁄2 cup packed brown sugar
1⁄2 cup raisins
3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 1⁄4 cups non-fat or 1% milk
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Butter bread and cut into small cubes.
  2. Combine buttered and cubed bread, brown sugar and raisins in a one-quart microwave safe dish.
  3. In a microwave safe bowl or measuring cup, blend together the eggs, milk, cinnamon, salt, and vanilla.
  4. Heat on high for 2-3 minutes until hot, but not boiling.
  5. Pour over bread mixture and lightly blend together.
  6. Microwave uncovered at 50% power for 5-8 minutes, or until edges are firm and the center is almost set.
  7. Let rest for 10 minutes before serving.
  8. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Serve with low-fat vanilla or lemon yogurt.