Recipe

Bread and butter pudding

A moist and tender pudding freckled with golden sultanas. Tastes heavenly with a drizzle of runny cream.

  • 50 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Bread and butter pudding

Ingredients

Custard
  • 1 1/2 cup (375ml) milk
  • 2 cup (500ml) cream
  • 1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
Bread and butter pudding
  • 6 slice (270g) white bread
  • 40 gram butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup (80g) sultanas
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Method

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 160°C (140°C fan-forced). Grease shallow 2-litre (8-cup) ovenproof dish.
  • 2
    To make custard, combine the milk, cream, sugar and extract in a medium saucepan; bring to the boil. Whisk the eggs in a large bowl. Gradually add the hot milk mixture to the egg mixture while whisking constantly.
  • 3
    Trim crusts from bread. Spread each slice with butter; cut into four triangles. Layer the bread, overlapping, in the dish; sprinkle with sultanas. Pour custard over the bread; sprinkle with nutmeg.
  • 4
    Place the ovenproof dish in a large baking dish. Add enough boiling water to come halfway up sides of ovenproof dish. Bake about 45 minutes or until the pudding is set. Remove pudding from baking dish; stand 5 minutes before serving. Serve dusted with sifted icing sugar, if desired.

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