Breakfast Banana Bread Pudding

YIELD: Makes 6 servings

INGREDIENTS

Cooking spray

12 slices

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whole wheat bread

,

cut into 1-inch chunks

3 to 4

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ripe bananas

,

mashed

5

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eggs

,

beaten

1 cup

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milk

1/4 cup

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honey

1/2 T

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cinnamon

1 tsp.

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vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS

Spray a 3 1/2-quart slow cooker insert (stoneware) with cooking spray. Put the bread chunks in the insert.

In a medium bowl, combine the bananas and remaining ingredients. Stir well. Pour over the bread in the slow cooker. Make sure all of the bread is immersed in the mixture.

Cook on low for 6 hours or liquid is absorbed and bread pudding is set. Slice and enjoy.

Top with sliced bananas and walnuts (optional).

Finish with a generous drizzle of honey.

TIP

Note: If using a larger slow cooker, cooking time may be less.