Easy and cheap bakery-style bread pudding


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About this recipe: Just like you get in the bakery . . . thick, stodgy and sweet! This bread pudding has plenty of fruit and spices.

Euphiesman Buckinghamshire, England, UK

Serves: 6 

  • 250g bread
  • 125g dried fruit (currants, raisins, sultanas, mixed peel)
  • 65g suet
  • 65g sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 egg

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Tear the bread into pieces and soak in water until soft.
  2. Squeeze dry and combine with fruit, suet, sugar and the ground spices.
  3. Add the egg and mix. If a little dry, add a little milk. Pour into a greased baking dish.
  4. Bake until a skewer pushed into the centre comes out clean and the top is be nicely browned, about 1 hour.
  5. Cool in the tin, then turn out and sprinkle liberally with caster sugar.

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If you can't wait, turn out straight away.

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Reviews (1)


my other half and myself really enjoy your bread pudding, cheap, easy and very tasty. A great way to use up old bread - 13 Jan 2013

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