Bread and Butter Pudding with Sultanas

    1 hour

    The classic British dessert, made with white bread, eggs, milk, nutmeg and either sultanas or currant.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 125g butter
    • 5 slices of white bread
    • 40g sultanas or currants
    • 45g caster sugar
    • 2 eggs, beaten
    • 600ml milk
    • grated nutmeg

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

    1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees C. Lightly grease a baking dish.
    2. Butter one side of every piece of bread, then cut slices into triangles. Place half of the bread buttered side up covering the base of the baking dish. Sprinkle sultanas and sugar onto bread, then place the remaining bread on top buttered side up.
    3. In a saucepan over medium heat, warm milk until nearly boiling. Remove from heat and combine with eggs, stirring vigorously. Pour the mixture over the bread and allow to soak for ten minutes. Grate nutmeg over the top.
    4. Bake in the middle of the oven for 45 minutes until set and lightly browned.

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    Used different ingredients. instead of 600mls of milk, i used 300ml milk and 300 mls thicken cream. Also i used cinnamon aswell. TASTY!  -  11 Nov 2009


    Great easy pudding, not as overpowering as many of the other bread & butter puddings.  -  15 Sep 2009


    nice simple recipe. Could be flavoured up to suit your taste with vanilla, lemon rind or other fruits.  -  17 Sep 2012