Maltese Bread Pudding

    1 hour 10 min

    This is a common recipe in Malta which is usually done with leftover bread. The exact ingredients vary from family to family! Various fruit and nuts may be added depending on one's taste.

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    Serves: 10 

    • 200ml (7 fl oz) milk
    • few drops vanilla extract
    • 2 teaspoons of rum (to taste)
    • 1 tablespoon cocoa
    • 4 teaspoons caster sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 450g (1 lb) bread, crusts removed and bread torn into pieces
    • 1 tablespoon orange peel
    • 1 tablespoon lemon peel
    • 2 teaspoons butter
    • 200g (7 oz) sultanas
    • 50g (2 oz) candied peel
    • 50g (2 oz) coconut
    • 1 banana, sliced
    • 1 apple, sliced

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C (Gas Mark 4).
    2. Whisk together the milk, vanilla, rum, cocoa, sugar and egg in a large bowl. Soak bread in the milk mixture. Add the butter, orange peel and lemon peel; mix gently using a wooden spoon. Fold in the sultanas, candied peel, coconut, banana and apple until evenly distributed. Put in a greased oven dish.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, between 45 minutes and 1 hour depending on oven type. Serve cold.

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    This is the NICEST bread pudding I,ve ever had..  -  16 Sep 2011


    Really want to cook this but once I started I realised you did not include all the ingredients. Milk, Vanilla and RUM. Can you please update the recipe ?  -  15 Nov 2012  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)