How to Make Bread-and-Butter Pudding Using Up Stale Bread: Quick and Easy Recipe
Bread and Butter Pudding
Bread-and-Butter Pudding - Quick and Easy Recipe
Bread and Butter Pudding is a traditional English dessert.
It's hard to believe that you can turn a couple of slices of stale bread and a handful of raisins into such a delicious pudding, isn't it? But you can - just read the instructions for bread and butter pudding, and you'll see what I mean.
If you hate wasting food, then being able to use up stale bread in a delicious pudding will give you the added pleasure of being environmentally-friendly as well as titillating your tastebuds.
It is very cheap to make bread and butter pudding and this easy recipe is very suitable for a beginner to try out - even a child could make bread and butter pudding.
It Only Takes Five Minutes to Make Bread and Butter Pudding
Cooking Time for Bread and Butter Pudding
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
- 1/3 teaspoon Mixed spice or cinnamon, optional
Instructions for Making Bread and Butter Pudding
- Warm the milk in a small saucepan
- Whilst milk is warming, butter the bread
- Cut the bread into pieces about 1.5 inches square
- 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
- Scatter half the raisins, currants or sultanas over the bread and down the crevices
- Add the rest of the bread in a layer and scatter the rest of the raisins, currants or sultanas over the bread
- Pour the warm milk (or milk and water mixture) over the bread
- Sprinkle the sugar evenly over the top and add the spice
- Put the dish in an oven on medium heat for 20 minutes until the top of the pudding is lightly browned
- Serve the bread and butter pudding hot, with custard
Bread and Butter Pudding with Custard
Here's A Time-Saving Tip - Why Not Make Two Dishes of Bread and Butter Pudding?
If you cook two dishes of Bread and Butter Pudding together, you can store one to use later and save yourself some time.
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.
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I always use Bird's custard powder myself. It has a smooth texture and tastes good
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