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Bread and Butter Pudding

 5 ratings

Prep Time:30 mins

Cooking Time:30 mins

Serves:8 Adults

Bread and Butter Pudding

The traditional way to use up leftover or slightly stale bread. You can add a bit of cranberry sauce to give it a seasonal touch.

About this recipe

This Christmas leftovers recipe was supplied by


  • ⅔ of a loaf of leftover or slightly stale bread, approx 300g / 10 ½ oz.
  • 50g / 2 oz. of low-fat spread
  • 100g / 3 ½ oz. of raisins or other dried fruit
  • 3  eggs
  • 650ml / fl oz. skimmed milk
  • 50g / 2 oz. of sugar plus 1 dessertspoon for topping 
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas mark 4
  2. Butter the bread, cut into triangles and place in an oven proof dish
  3. Sprinkle over raisins or dried fruit
  4. Mix together the eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla extract  to make a custard
  5. Pour the custard over the bread and allow to soak for 20 to 30 minutes
  6. Sprinkle a little extra sugar over the top and bake for 25 to 30 minutes

What you will need

  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Cutlery
  • Measuring jug(for liquids)
  • Whisk

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