My mum's bread pudding

My mum's bread pudding


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About this recipe: My mum made this whenever she had some stale bread. It is delicious served hot with custard or cream. It's also good cold!

Serves: 6 

  • 225g (8oz) stale bread, soaked in water or milk for at least half an hour
  • 50g (2oz) caster sugar
  • 1 level teaspoon mixed spice
  • 175g (6oz) mixed fruit
  • 75g (3oz) cooking margarine or butter, melted
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • extra sugar for topping

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Extra time:30min soaking  ›  Ready in:1hr40min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Squeeze the bread that has been soaking for 30 minutes to remove excess liquid; place in a bowl.
  3. Add sugar, mixed spice and fruit; mix well. Pour in melted margarine or butter. Add beaten egg and milk; mix well together.
  4. Grease a small tin and pour mixture into it. Flatten the top with a fork.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour.
  6. Remove from oven and sprinkle with caster sugar. Serve.

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This was proper bread pudding, really lovely easy recipe, just like my nan's, thank you 😊 - 09 Jun 2016

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