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English Bread and Butter Pudding Recipe
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English Bread and Butter Pudding

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"Serve it hot with custard, or eat it cut into slices when cold."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    40 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 15 mins

    1 hr 55 mins


  1. Cut the crusts from the bread, tear bread into pieces, place in a bowl and cover with milk. Let rest 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 1 1/2 quart baking dish.
  3. Beat melted butter, sugar, mixed spice and egg together until smooth. Beat together with soaked bread and milk. Stir in dried fruit and orange zest. Pour into prepared dish and sprinkle with nutmeg.
  4. Bake in preheated oven 75 minutes, until set.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 15, 2007

I'd like to try this recipe but have no clue what the ingredient "mixed spice" would be. Can anyone help?

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 09, 2003

This is English BREAD Pudding !!! not Bread & Butter Pudding. Bread pudding is like a heavy wet fruit cake and Bread and butter pudding is a light custardy "nursery" pudding which must be eaten warm. (I am English)

Aug 30, 2007

This is not an English Bread and Butter Pudding as stated previously, the two are wildly different, it is a pretty good Bread Pudding recipe however. I am English so I do know!

Feb 22, 2007

Very good, though us Brits make the dessert with slices of bread, buttered, cut in triangles and set upright in the dish. This recipe works both ways and is very tasty. Add different dried fruits for variation. Comfort food at its best!

Oct 09, 2003

This is wonderful bread pudding.It is quite light and not stodgey at all.It is very easy to make and quick as well. Lovely!!!!

May 18, 2007

I'm English as well and I don't care what you call this pud....it's delicious!!!

Sep 10, 2005

This is a loverly pudding.It is better if you do it for people

Jan 13, 2009

Not bread and butter pudding at all. It was like bread pudding and we hated it.


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  • Calories
  • 493 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 79.2 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Fat
  • 16.7 g
  • 26%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 10.1 g
  • 20%
  • Sodium
  • 569 mg
  • 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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