Old Fashioned Bread Pudding

PennyBy Penny  , ,   

April 11, 2015

use your baking cupboard staples and old bread to make this . Delicious warm with custard or cold as a cake


8oz old bread , brown or white , crusts removed

1/2 pint milk

8oz dried fruits ( sultanas , raisins , currants )

2oz suet

2-3tbspn mixed spice

2oz soft brown sugar , you can use ordinary caster sugar

1 beaten egg

Grated nutmeg ( optional )

1 tbspn granulated sugar


1Break the bread into small pieces and put into a bowl

2Pour over the milk and leave for 30 minutes

3Heat the oven to 180C

4Beat the bread and milk mixture together with a fork

5Grease a 7" tin

6Add all the fruit , brown sugar , suet ,egg and spice to the bread and mix really well to combine ( you may need to get your hands in )

7Pour into the prepared tin and flatten the top

8Grate a little nutmeg over the top

9Bake in centre of the oven for 1-1.5 hrs

10Take out of oven and sprinkle over the granulated sugar

11Leave to cool in the in