Delicious Berry Bread Pudding
2 cups frozen berries
1 cup dried cranberries
4 - 5 cups cubed whole wheat or multigrain bread slices
2 cups soy milk
3/4 - 1 cup slived almonds or crumbled walnuts, or a combination of the two
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon almond extract, optional
2 tablespoon granulated sugar of your choice
3 1/2 tablespoon arrowroot powder
In a large bowl combine and mix well berries, vegan bread, soy milk, maple syrup, cane vegan sugar, arrowroot powder and optional lemon juice. Pour into an attractive glass or corning ware dish.
Combine nuts, maple syrup and almond extract. Crumble over main dish (leaving about a 1/4 air space around edge to let steam escape) and bake uncovered for 45 minutes at 350 degrees F.