77GREATFOOD Recipes THE BEST BREAD AND BUTTER PUDDING

THE BEST BREAD AND BUTTER PUDDING


Never fear if you have some stale bread that needs using up. This is a light delicious pudding with a lovely dark toasted nutmeg crust. One of the best things about these types of desserts is it is an excellent way to use up leftover white bread, making this a very economical dish to cook.

There is barely anyone who does not love a good bread-and-butter pudding. It is one of those desserts that made British puddings the envy of the world and is centuries old. With this recipe, milk, cream, and egg-soaked bread are transformed into a light, custard-like pudding in a mere 40 minutes in the oven.

The classic English dessert, a firm favourite world-wide, this is custardy on the inside, and golden and buttery on the surface. Let your imagination run wild with add ins of your choice – and toppings! This is the Aussie / English version which is far less sweet than typical American Bread Pudding recipes (but still plenty sweet in my opinion!).

Serves: 12, 95sp for the whole recipe, 8sp per serving

With this recipe, milk, cream, and egg-soaked bread are transformed into a light, custard-like pudding in a mere 40 minutes in the oven.

INGREDIENTS:

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 cup sugar

4 Tablespoons butter or margarine, at room temperature

5 slices crust-on white bread

1/2 cup raisins

2 cups milk, fat free

2 eggs

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F / 180 C

Add cinnamon to sugar in cup and mix well.

Set aside.

Generously spread one side of each piece of bread with butter or margarine.

Cutting diagonally, slice each in half.

Arrange triangle slices in pan, slightly overlapping, with butter-side

up and cut edges facing the same direction, making a spiral …

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