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110Total Time
25Prep Time
45Bake Time
A little effort

Classic Bread & Butter Pudding

  • Nut Free
  • Vegetarian

About the bake

A yummy winter pudding to warm you up on a cold day. Delicious buttery bread, coated in a creamy custard and scattered with raisins...bliss.

110Total Time
25Prep Time
45Bake Time
A little effort


  1. Step 1:

    Butter a pie dish. Cut the crusts off the bread, spread one side of each slice with butter, then cut into triangles.

  2. Step 2:

    Arrange a layer of bread in the dish, add some of the sultanas and sprinkle with cinnamon, repeat until all the bread is used.

  3. Step 3:

    Warm the milk, vanilla extract and cream in a pan until hot but not boiling.

  4. Step 4:

    Whisk the eggs and sugar until pale, then add the warm milk and cream and stir.

  5. Step 5:

    Pour the custard over the bread and sprinkle with sugar and a little nutmeg. Leave to stand for 30  minutes.

  6. Step 6:

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan, gas mark 4), then place the bread pudding on a baking sheet then into the oven.

  7. Step 7:

    Bake for approximately 45 minutes, until the top in golden brown.

  8. Step 8:

    Serve with cream or vanilla ice cream.


    • 8 Bread (wholemeal, slices)
    • 25g Butter (unsalted)
    • 50g Sultanas
    • 2 tsp Cinnamon (ground)
    • 350ml Milk (whole)
    • 50ml Double cream
    • 2 Egg(s) (free range)
    • 25g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 1 tsp Nutmeg (grated)
    • 1 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract

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