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This classic dessert is typically a no-no when trying to lose weight, but luckily with just a few ingredient substitutions you can enjoy this old favourite as party of a healthy balanced meal plan. How great is that? A delicious dessert plus and still get the weight loss results you are working so hard for!

Check out the recipe below…

Serves 8


12 slices of day-old bread

30g extra light margarine, melted

1/2 cup raisins

800ml skim milk

1 vanilla bean, split

3 tablespoons stevia

2 large eggs

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg


1: Preheat oven to 150°C.

2: Brush each slice of bread with margarine.

3: Evenly arrange layers of bread- margarine-side up- in a baking dish.

4: In a medium saucepan; heat skim milk and vanilla bean until almost boiling, then remove from the heat and set aside for 10 mins.

5: Beat stevia and eggs together and then pour into milk.

6: Strain the mixture and return to pan.

7: Cook at medium heat and until custard just coats the back of a spoon, then add cinnamon and nutmeg.

8: Pour custard over bread and top with raisins in baking dish and leave to soak for 20 minutes.

9: Bake for 30–40 minutes or until golden.


Cal      kJ    Carbs    Sugar    Fat      Sat fat   Protein

206    861     34        13       3.3        0.7        9.5

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