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Calorie conscious bread and butter pudding

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Don’t throw away your leftover, stale bread, instead use it to create a delicious and low calorie bread and butter pudding.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:6
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 25g 1 oz Butter (unsalted) softened
  • 8 8 Bread thin slices
  • 50g 1⅞ oz Sultanas
  • 2tsp 2tsp Cinnamon
  • 350ml 11⅞ fl oz Milk (semi-skimmed)
  • 3 3 Egg(s) (free range)
  • 25g 1 oz Half Spoon granulated sugar
  • Nutmeg (ground) to taste

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Grease a 1 litre pie dish with butter.

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Cut the crusts off the bread. Spread each slice with on one side with butter, then cut into triangles.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 8 8 Bread thin slices
    • 25g 1 oz Butter (unsalted) softened
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Arrange a layer of bread, butter-side up, in the bottom of the dish, then add a layer of sultanas. Sprinkle with a little cinnamon, then repeat the layers of bread and sultanas, sprinkling with cinnamon until you have used up all of the bread. Finish with a layer of bread, then set aside.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Raisins
    • 2tsp 2tsp Cinnamon
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Gently warm the milk in a pan over a low heat to scalding point. Don’t let it boil.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 350ml 11⅞ fl oz Milk (semi-skimmed)
  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Crack the eggs into a bowl, add three quarters of the sugar and lightly whisk until pale.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 3 3 Egg(s) (free range)
    • 25g 1 oz Half Spoon granulated sugar
  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Add the warm milk to the eggs and sugar and stir well, then strain the custard into a bowl.

  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Pour the custard over the prepared bread layers and sprinkle with nutmeg and the remaining sugar and leave to stand for 30 minutes.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Nutmeg
  8. Classic mode Step 8

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan, 350°F,gas mark 4).

  9. Classic mode Step 9

    Place the dish into the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the custard has set and the top is golden brown.