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So you forgot to put the bread in the breadbox? Make dessert!

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How to Make Bread-and-Butter Pudding Using Up Stale Bread: Quick and Easy Recipe

Cooking Time for Bread and Butter Pudding

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: Serves 4 Portions





Ingredients for Bread and Butter Pudding

  • 3/4 pint Milk, (you can use 1/4 pint of water and 1/2 pint of milk instead if you wish)
  • 3 Slices of Bread, Preferably thick
  • 1 handful Raisins, currants or sultanas
  • Butter, To spread on the bread
  • 1 dessert spoon Sugar, White or brown

Instructions for Making Bread and Butter Pudding

  1. Warm the milk in a small saucepan
  2. Whilst milk is warming, butter the bread
  3. Cut the bread into pieces about 1.5 inches square
  4. Lay about half the bread in a baking dish, so that the pieces are slightly resting on each other, and not flat along the bottom of the dish
  5. Scatter half the raisins, currants or sultanas over the bread and down the crevices
  6. Add the rest of the bread in a layer and scatter the rest of the raisins, currants or sultanas over the bread
  7. Pour the warm milk (or milk and water mixture) over the bread
  8. Sprinkle the sugar evenly over the top and add the spice
  9. Put the dish in an oven on medium heat for 20 minutes until the top of the pudding is lightly browned
  10. Serve the bread and butter pudding hot, with custard

You'll Need Some Custard to Pour Over Your Bread and Butter Pudding

So whilst your bread and butter pudding is cooking in the oven, you can quickly make some custard, or otherwise you can buy ready-made custard in a carton or tin, where all you have to do is heat it up just before you serve up your pudding.

How to Make Custard the Easy Way

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