Bread and butter pudding

Bread and butter pudding
Makes: 4 portions
Prep time:
Cook time:
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  • 4 slices bread
  • 4 tbspn butter
  • 1 tspn cinnamon
  • 50 gr sultanas
  • 3 eggs
  • 50 gr sugar
  • 1 tspn vanilla flavour
  • 400 gr milk
  1. Butter the bread. Cut in equal triangles.
  2. Arrange neatly overlapping in the greased pie dish with the point up.
  3. Sprinkle the bread with some cinnamon and the sultanas.
  4. Whisk the eggs, sugar, vanilla and milk together.
  5. Pour the milk on the eggs whisking continuously to create a custard.
  6. Pour the custard on the bread.
  7. Let the breads pudding sit at room temperature for 15 to allow the bread to soak up the custard. Preheat the oven to 150°C.
  8. Bake the bread and butter pudding for 40 min or until the custard has set and the top is golden brown.
Stuff to know
Do not overcook the pudding or it will be tough.
Choose the bread you like: wholemeal, broche, Pannetone, French stick, etc.
Soak the sultanas in rum and add both to the dish.
For a chocolate version of the bread and butter pudding, add 25 gr cacao powder to the milk. Add some chopped bananas if you wish.
Add orange zest to the pudding or spread the bread with lemon curd for a fresher taste.
Add tinned or fresh fruit to the dish.