Bread and Butter Pudding

Serves 6

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
Calories 440kcals, Total fat 15g, of which saturated fats 8g, Protein 10g, Carbohydrates 66g, Fibre 1.5g, Iron 2.7mg, Sodium 378mg

You will need

  • 10-14 slices of bread, well-buttered
  • 3 medium eggs, beaten
  • 400ml full fat milk
  • (¼ pint cream optional)
  • 250-300g California Raisins
  • (soak for ½ hr in hot water until raisins plump and juicy)
  • 175g white sugar
  • Vanilla pod or essence
  • Mixed spice, cinnamon and nutmeg to taste


  • Cut the buttered slices of bread diagonally across twice to make 4 triangles from each slice.
  • Line a 1.5ltr deep casserole dish with a layer of the bread triangles, crusts towards the outside of the dish and buttered side facing upwards, then sprinkle generously with sugar and raisins.
  • Repeat the above step until all the ingredients are used up.
  • Mix the 3 beaten eggs into the milk and add the vanilla, mixed spices and cream (if required) and then pour over the layers of bread.
  • Finish by sprinkling a generous layer of sugar on top.
  • Place dish into a pre-heated oven, 180°C/350°F/Gas 4 for approximately 20 minutes, until golden brown and crispy on top.
  • Delicious served hot or cold.

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