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Apple Walnut Slow Cooker Bread Pudding

Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 4 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups diced apples I used yellow delicious
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup vanilla coffee creamer
  • 1 cup sweet potato puree baby food works great
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 8 cups cubed whole grain bread lightly toasted approx 10-12 slices
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped California walnuts
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • Optional toppings: frozen yogurt caramel syrup, California Walnuts

Instructions

  1. Place chopped apples in small bowl and sprinkle with 2 tbsp of white sugar and 2 tsp of cinnamon. Stir until coated and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together 4 eggs, vanilla creamer, sweet potato puree, brown sugar, vanilla extract, 2 tsp cinnamon, and nutmeg until well blended.
  3. Grease the inside of a 4 quart slow cooker.
  4. Add a layer of 1/2 bread cubes.
  5. Sprinkle with 1 cup of chopped apple mixture.
  6. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup chopped California Walnuts.
  7. Pour 1/2 of the egg mixture over the layers.
  8. Repeat layers with remaining bread cubes, apples and California walnuts.
  9. Pour remaining egg mixture over the layers.
  10. Gently toss to make sure all bread cubes are fully coated with egg mixture.
  11. Cook on low 3 to 4 hours until knife inserted in middle comes out clean.
  12. Serve warm with caramel syrup, additional California walnuts, and frozen yogurt if desired.