Bread and Butter Pudding

PennyAuthorPenny
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 5 slices of bread but you can use brioche , hot cross buns , tea cakes , croissants I've even used ring doughnuts and just cut off the icing
 Butter to spread
 2 eggs
 2 egg yolks ( save the whites for meringues and omelettes )
 1.5 oz sugar
 2oz sultanas or whatever dried fruit you have . You can omit the fruit and use jam , marmalade or chocolate chips
 1pt milk
 1 tspn cinnamon

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Butter the bread and cut into squares or triangles. If using jam or marmalade spread a generous layer on the bread

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Place in a buttered ovenproof dish

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Sprinkle over the fruit and cinnamon or chocolate chips

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Beat the eggs and egg yolks with 1oz of the sugar

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Warm the milk then pour over the egg mixture , whisking all the time

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Return the custard to the saucepan and stir until thickened

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Pour over the bread mix and leave to stand for 30 minutes

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Heat oven to 180C

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Sprinkle over the remaining sugar and bake for about 1 hr until custard is set

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For a softer pudding put the tin into a Bain Marie ( a larger tin filled with hot water

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Serve as is or with a little cream

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At Christmas I use leftover panetone, clementines and orange custard . The only limits are your tastebuds

Ingredients

 5 slices of bread but you can use brioche , hot cross buns , tea cakes , croissants I've even used ring doughnuts and just cut off the icing
 Butter to spread
 2 eggs
 2 egg yolks ( save the whites for meringues and omelettes )
 1.5 oz sugar
 2oz sultanas or whatever dried fruit you have . You can omit the fruit and use jam , marmalade or chocolate chips
 1pt milk
 1 tspn cinnamon

Directions

1

Butter the bread and cut into squares or triangles. If using jam or marmalade spread a generous layer on the bread

2
3
4
5

Place in a buttered ovenproof dish

6
7
8
9

Sprinkle over the fruit and cinnamon or chocolate chips

10
11
12
13

Beat the eggs and egg yolks with 1oz of the sugar

14
15
16
17

Warm the milk then pour over the egg mixture , whisking all the time

18
19
20
21

Return the custard to the saucepan and stir until thickened

22
23
24
25

Pour over the bread mix and leave to stand for 30 minutes

26
27
28
29

Heat oven to 180C

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31
32
33

Sprinkle over the remaining sugar and bake for about 1 hr until custard is set

34
35
36
37

For a softer pudding put the tin into a Bain Marie ( a larger tin filled with hot water

38
39
40
41

Serve as is or with a little cream

42
43
44
45

At Christmas I use leftover panetone, clementines and orange custard . The only limits are your tastebuds

Bread and Butter Pudding