Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding


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About this recipe: This classic dessert will warm the cockles of your heart. Buttered bread is layered with sultanas, soaked in a sweetened egg custard and baked to perfection. It's the perfect winter comfort food.


Serves: 12 

  • 6 slices stale bread, crusts removed
  • softened butter, as needed
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 litre milk
  • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 sprinkle ground nutmeg
  • 50g sultanas (optional)

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 160 C / Gas 2 1/2. Lightly grease a large baking dish.
  2. Butter the bread and cut each slice into triangles. Arrange the bread slices (best fit possible) into the prepared dish, scattering sultanas between layers.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat together eggs and milk until smooth. Add vanilla and sugar and mix for 1-2 minutes until thoroughly combined.
  4. Pour egg custard over the bread, sprinkle with nutmeg and bake for 60-90 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

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Reviews (2)


In my opinion much too much custard for just 6 slices of bread - 06 Sep 2013


made this for the 1st time ever today and i must say its absolutely yummy. i did add mixed spice to the custard mix. will defo make again - 18 Oct 2012

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