Classic bread and butter pudding

Classic bread and butter pudding


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About this recipe: This is an easy recipe for a classic British pudding.


Serves: 6 

  • 100g (4 oz) butter
  • 5 slices of white bread
  • 40g (1 1/2 oz) sultanas or currants
  • (1 1/2 oz) caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 600ml (1 pint) of milk
  • grated nutmeg

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas mark 5. Lightly grease a baking dish.
  2. Butter one side of every piece of bread, then cut slices into triangles. Place half of the bread buttered side up covering the base of the baking dish. Sprinkle sultanas and sugar onto bread, then place the remaining bread on top buttered side up.
  3. In a saucepan over medium heat, warm milk until nearly boiling. Remove from heat and combine with eggs, stirring vigorously. Pour the mixture over the bread and allow to soak for ten minutes. Grate nutmeg over the top.
  4. Bake in the middle of the oven for 45 minutes until set and lightly browned.

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Reviews (17)


Add the sugar to the milk and it's perfect, just like mother used to make - 23 Oct 2011


Loved it, easy and tasty, definitely make this again - 09 May 2012


This is one of the best bread - 02 Feb 2012

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