Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding (Vegan & Gluten-Free optional)


This moist and delicious Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding recipe with photo was shared with us by Rudi’s Bakery. It takes just minutes to prepare!

Dairy-Free Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding Recipe with Gluten-Free Option

Special Diet Notes: Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, optionally gluten-free, optionally nut-free, peanut-free, optionally soy-free, optionally vegan, and vegetarian.

Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding (Vegan & Gluten-free optional)
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From the kitchens at Rudi’s Bakery.
Serves: 6 servings
  • 9 bread slices (use Rudi’s Gluten-Free Multigrain, Cinnamon Raisin or Original Bread for gluten-free)
  • ¼ cup dairy-free buttery spread
  • 3 Golden Delicious apples
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoons grated lemon rind
  • ½ cup honey or agave nectar (for strictly vegan)
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • ½ cup walnuts (optional; omit for nut-free)
  1. Spread the buttery spread onto bread and place under a broiler until nicely browned
  2. Cut the 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 to 6 hours. Check in and stir the bread pudding around the 3 to 4 hour mark
  5. Stir in walnuts before serving with dairy-free ice cream!

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food 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, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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