Better Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding (Gluten-Free option)


This moist and delicious apple cinnamon bread pudding is naturally dairy-free, vegan, and free of the top eight allergens (if you skip the walnuts). It can also be gluten-free with your favorite gluten-free bread.

Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding Recipe

Better Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding (Gluten-Free option)
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From the kitchens at Rudi’s Bakery.
  • 9 Slices of Bread (use Rudi’s Gluten-Free Multigrain, Cinnamon Raisin or Original Bread for Gluten-free)
  • 4 Tbs of dairy-free margarine (use Earth Balance options for soy-free)
  • 3 Golden Delicious apples
  • 2 Tbs Lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs grated lemon rind
  • ½ cup honey (to taste) [use agave nectar for vegan]
  • 1-2 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼-1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • ½ cup walnuts (optional)
  1. Spread margarine onto bread and place in toaster or under broiler until nicely browned
  2. Cut bread into chunks
  3. Place all ingredients in the slow cooker except for walnuts
  4. Set slow cooker to LOW and leave to cook for 5-6 hours, check and stir the bread pudding around the 3-4 hour mark
  5. Stir in walnuts before serving with dairy-free ice cream!
Diet type: Dairy free, Egg free, optionally Gluten free, optionally Nut free, Peanut free, optionally Soy free, optionally Wheat free, Refined Sugar free
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Serving size: 6 servings

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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