Bread and Butter Pudding

For a 5th grade school project my daughter had to interview me about England… it was a very interesting interview and mainly about school and food. Yes I am a Marmite lover, and YES a Cadbury’s lover too!

As part of the project she had to find an English Recipe, make it and take it in on the day she presented her Project on England.

She made Bread and Butter Pudding. A very old traditional recipe that my father loves. My hubby too, so due to this fact we were going to have to make an extra one for the family. It would have been complete torture to make it and say “Oh that delicious dessert is for the school project, NO eating!”

I am glad she choose this dessert as it is so flipping easy to make, even a cave man can do it!

I am also so glad that she photographed every stage so you can see the creation…


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For this recipe you will need:

6 slices of bread, buttered. Crusts removed and cut into small squares

20z Currants or Sultana’s or a mixture of both

1 1/2 oz caster sugar, white granulated will do.

2 eggs

1 pint (UK) 568ml of milk.


1. Thickly spread the bread with butter. Cut into squares. Put half into a greased 1.1 litre ovenproof dish. Sprinkle with all of the fruit and half of the sugar.

2. Top with the remaining bread, butter side up. Sprinkle with the remaining sugar.

3. Beat the eggs and milk together well. Strain into the dish over the bread.

4. Let it stand for at least 30 mins, so that the bread can absorb some of the liquid. Bake in the oven at 325 degrees for 45-60 mins until set and golden brown.

serves 4.

We made one to the recipe and the on pictured is doubled…. it took 1hr 30 mins to cook.

It was delicious and went down very well today at the 5th grade event. Please let us know if you make it !