There is nothing quite like warm bread and butter pudding as a cosy, comforting dessert. This is a brilliant bread and butter pudding recipe, with easy to find ingredients if you don't already have them in your store cupboard. Paul Heathcote's cooking has always been famed for celebrating neglected dishes, and this classic is certainly worth reviving. Serve it with clotted cream, as suggested here, or a scoop of ice cream

Method
1.
Starting making your bread and butter pudding by removing the crusts and then buttering the bread
2.
Place one layer of bread on the base of the tray and cover with a layer of sultanas
3.
Place the rest of the bread on top of the sultanas
4.
Mix the double cream, milk and sugar together in a pan. Split the vanilla pod and scrape out the seeds into the mixture and bring to the boil. Place the eggs in a separate bowl and whisk the hot liquid into them
5.
Pour the egg mixture over the bread and place the dish in a bain-marie and put in a moderate oven for about half an hour until cooked.
6.
Dust the bread and butter pudding with icing sugar and glaze until golden
7.
Spread the bread and butter pudding thickly with apricot jam and serve with clotted cream and a compote of dried apricots
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Ingredients

Bread and butter pudding recipe

  • 5 slices of white bread
  • 75g of unsalted butter
  • 100g of sultanas
  • 220ml of double cream
  • 220ml of milk
  • 50g of caster sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 3 eggs
  • 25g of icing sugar
  • 50g of apricot jam

To serve

  • 50g of clotted cream

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For a great bread and butter pudding recipe, look no further than Paul Heathcote's recipe. Bread and butter pudding is a simple and cosy way to end a meal

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Shanela
Tried this with lemon curd instead of apricot jam! Delicious:)
1 August 2012

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