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Bread and Jam Pudding Recipe with raspberry or apricot jam

Updated on April 10, 2017
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Oliversmum is a self taught cook and likes to try new and healthy recipes. Her preferences are Biscuits / Cookies, Cakes and Puddings.

Bread and Jam Pudding with Ice Cream and Blueberries!
Bread and Jam Pudding with Ice Cream and Blueberries! | Source

Bread and Jam Pudding Recipe.

Here is a great tasting Pudding-Desert-Sweet to tempt your taste buds!

I know there are a number of Bread Puddings Recipes around and you probably have your own favorite. but this is the recipe that I use for my family and believe me they all tell me it is terrific!

Ingredients needed for the Bread and Jam Pudding
Ingredients needed for the Bread and Jam Pudding | Source

Ingredients.

  • 2 x eggs
  • 2 x desert spoons of sugar white or raw.
  • 5 x slices of bread white. Home made bread is also very nice to use.
  • 1 x teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 4 x cups milk.
  • raspberry jam - as much as you think, depending on your taste.
  • sultanas - as many as you want depending on your taste.
  • nutmeg or cinnamon - either one, to sprinkle on the top.


Bread prepared with the jam ready for the Bread and Jam Pudding
Bread prepared with the jam ready for the Bread and Jam Pudding | Source
Mixture being prepared for the Bread and Jam Pudding
Mixture being prepared for the Bread and Jam Pudding | Source
Mixture being poured onto the Bread and Jam Pudding
Mixture being poured onto the Bread and Jam Pudding | Source

Method.

Spread a layer of jam on each slice of bread, cut into 4 strips then cut across the middle, 8 pieces in all.
I cut a lot of the crusts off, but that is not necessary, repeat with other 4 slices of bread.

Lightly grease a Pyrex dish then put a layer of bread pieces covering the bottom of dish,sprinkle with sultanas, then another layer of bread,then sprinkle with sultanas until all bread is used finishing with sultanas on top.

In a separate bowl beat eggs, sugar and vanilla essence with a hand whisk until sugar is dissolved, then add milk gradually whisking all the time.

Pour this mixture slowly over the top of bread holding bread down with the whisk so that it absorbs the mixture and the bread is not floating on the top sprinkle with a little nutmeg or cinnamon to taste

or if you do not like either, just leave it off.

Cook in oven at 185-190 degrees for 1 hour - 1hour 20 minutes. Electric and gas ovens do vary a little in temperature so pudding may take a little longer depending on the type of oven you are using.

Unfortunately it does tend to sink when taken out of the oven.

Bread and Jam Pudding hot out of the oven!
Bread and Jam Pudding hot out of the oven! | Source
Bread and Jam Pudding served with Ice Cream and Berries is delicious!
Bread and Jam Pudding served with Ice Cream and Berries is delicious! | Source

Serving suggestions.

Top with pure cream, yogurt or ice cream!

On top of that you may like to add a couple of strawberries, blackberries or any berries you like!
Serves 4 or 5 at a stretch. It is also nice cold and will keep covered in the fridge for a couple of days.

Don't forget, If you prefer, you can use apricot or blackberry jam!

I hope you enjoy this delicious Bread and Jam Pudding as much as we do. :) :)

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    • samboiam profile image

      samboiam 6 years ago from Texas

      This looks absolutely marvelous and seems simple enough. Think I may give it a try.

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      dinkan53 6 years ago from India

      If you spread a layer of jam on a slice of bread, the tendency is to eat it as usually I do in the morning. Any way the photos made my mouth watery and I will surely try it tomorrow. Thanks for the recipe.

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      Candie V 6 years ago from Whereever there's wolves!! And Bikers!! Cummon Flash, We need an adventure!

      Num! Question.. what are 'sultanas'?? Somethings don't translate and I tried to look at the pictures and they looked like eggs? I bookmarked it.. awaiting your reply! Thanks OM!

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      samboiam. Hi. It is very nice, and can be eaten with any topping or Berries that you like, or just plain.

      You are right it is very easy to make.

      If you do get time to make this Bread and Jam Pudding, I would love to know what you think.

      Thank you so very much for your lovely comment. :) :)

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      suny51 6 years ago

      hello- good morning oliversmum,this is 7-30 here and looking at so many delicious items is such a joy,in fact I am feeling like eating them,with your permission of course.Thank you for putting them here.

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      Feline Prophet 6 years ago from India

      You have a great collection of easy-to-make recipes...this looks scrumptious! :)

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      dinkin53. Hi. The only answer I can think of is to make an extra slice, it is tempting to eat it as you are making this Bread and Jam Pudding, I have actually done that.

      I would love to know what you think, when you make it.

      Thank you so much for your comment it is very much appreciated, and it put a smile on my face to start the day. :) :)

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      dinkan53 6 years ago from India

      It's sure that you won't stop by having 1 or 2 slices. The ultimate result is losing the interest to make pudding by eating enough slices of bread and jam!!!!!

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      Candie V. Hi. I did not realize that Sultana's were not well known in America.

      I will find an explanation and an image to let you know what Sultana's look like.

      Thank you for your comment. :)

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      suny51. Hi. Good Afternoon. Its 4.30pm.

      This Bread and Jam Pudding does taste good, A little sweet maybe but nice, with a choice of toppings and berries.

      You are most welcome and I hope you really enjoy it.

      Thank you so much for you great comment, it is always nice to hear from you. :) :)

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      Feline Prophet. Hi. Thank you I do.

      This Bread and Jam Pudding is very nice and can be eaten hot or cold.

      Thank you so much for your comment, It is always a pleasure to hear from you. :) :)

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      dinkan53 Hi. Yes that sounds like it could be right.

      But just think of what you could be missing out on by eating all the bread and jam before you get to make and taste the Bread and Jam Pudding , You may decide that you like it better, especially with the added flavor of the Sultanas.

      Thank you for your great comment. :) :)

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      Hello, hello, 6 years ago from London, UK

      Thank you for a super recipe. Definit on the menue.

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      Hello,hello. Hi. You are more than welcome.

      I do hope you like this Bread and Jam Pudding Recipe, when you get time to make it.

      Thank you very much for your nice comment. :) :)

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      Peter 6 years ago from Australia

      Oliversmum this Bread and Jam pudding is one of my favorites.

      I especially like it with the ice cream and blueberries, they just add that bit of bite to the taste.

      Now that it is officially winter here in Australia I will have to do some sweet talking to get another Bread and Jam Pudding cooked.

      Judging by the comments the bakeries around the world will have to get busy baking more bread! Thumbs up from me!

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      Trsmd 6 years ago from India

      mouth watering fanstastic recipe..

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      jayjay40 6 years ago from Bristol England

      Yum Yum, must try this

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      Agvulpes. Hi There. Yes I know, when the Ice Cream melts a little and the Blue berries sink into it, this Bread and Jam Pudding takes on a whole new flavor.

      They say it's officially Winter , but the days are more like Spring.

      I will have to get all my Winter Pudding Recipe's out and get busy making them. Lemon Pudding first. OK.

      Sweet talk would be nice, Oh my I like that idea.

      You are right The Fresh Bake Bakeries will be pretty busy from now on.

      Thanks for A great comment, its nice when you drop by and read my hubs. :) :) (hug)

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      jayjay40. Hi. Yes this Bread and Jam Pudding does have a great taste, either plain or with any topping or Berries that you like.

      Thank you for your nice comment. :) :)

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      Trsmd. Hi. Yes it is a great tasting Bread and Jam Pudding.

      with so many choices of toppings.

      Thank you for your comment. :) :)

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      Pamela Oglesby 6 years ago from United States

      Great looking recipe. Thanks.

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      Jane Bovary 6 years ago from The Fatal Shore

      This looks like a classic...and I like the fact that will be plenty left for the next day.

      Definitely with apricot jam for me!

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      Pamela99. Hi. Thank you. It has a lovely flavor, A little sweet, but nice.

      Thank you for coming by and leaving a comment. :) :)

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      Jane Bovary. Hi. Yes I guess it is, But it is a Pudding that you can experiment with.

      The choice of toppings, berries or any fruit that you like, gives it a different flavor each time you make it.

      Yes Apricot jam is very nice. It's great when you make A Pudding that will do for two nights, I'm liking that idea more and more.

      Thank you for your lovely comment, It is very much appreciated. :) :)

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      Sa`ge 6 years ago from Barefoot Island

      this one is so easy and so good, thank you Oliver ~aloha~

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      Sa'ge. Hi. Yes this Bread and Jam Pudding is really easy to make, and with so many choices of toppings, it tastes really good too.

      Thank you so much for your comment, It is always nice to see you. :) :)

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      earnestshub 6 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      Yummy! I Love Bread and jam pudding! I prefer apricot with mine, and ice cream of course! Beautiful recipe.

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      earnestshub. Hi. It's nice to hear that you like Bread and Jam Pudding.

      Apricot Jam and Ice Cream topping go beautifully together.

      Thank you for your great comment, It is always nice when you drop by. :) :)

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      Juliette Morgan 6 years ago

      Lovely old-fashioned recipe - so simple but comfort food. Have done this with thick-cut orange and whisky marmalade too. Thanks lovely mouth-watering pics.

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      Juliette Morgan. Hi. Yes this Bread and Jam Pudding Recipe has been around for ever.

      It is so easy to make and does give you that feeling of comfort.

      I have not heard of Orange and Whisky marmalade, but will try and find it in our shopping centre, It sounds very tasty.

      Thank you so much for your lovely comment. :) :)

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      Om Paramapoonya 6 years ago

      Hmmmmmm your hub makes me so hungry! I'm certainly going to try this recipe. Thanks so much for sharing this. :)

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      Om Paramapoonya. Hi. It does tend to make you feel hungry looking at the pictures, And the flavor varies, depending on which topping and berries that you choose.

      I do hope you like this Bread and Jam Pudding when you get time to make it.

      Thank you so very much for your lovely comment. :) :)

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      Holle Abee 6 years ago from Georgia

      I don't know what to say other than...YUM!!

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      habee. Hi. That's perfect, Thank you.

      I actually have one cooking at the moment. Its wet, cold and windy here at present, so its the perfect Pudding to have on a day like this.

      Thanks again for your comment, it's nice when you drop by. :) :)

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      JulieBull 6 years ago

      Ok so maybe I wont be starting the diet this week after all!

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      JulieBull. Hi. Oh dear will I be in trouble if I say Put dieting off for a while. OK then I wont say that.

      This is a great Bread and Jam pudding, especially on a cold Winters day, as it is here at the moment.

      I hope you like this Pudding if you get time to make it.

      Thank you so much for your lovely comment, it did make me smile. :) :)

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      lou16 6 years ago

      Wow, I've never thought about adding jam instead of butter to a pudding it sounds delicious.......and I just happen to have some bread that needs to be used up :)

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      oliversmum 6 years ago from australia

      lou16. Hi. Yes jam gives it a whole new flavor, a lot tastier than just having butter.

      Apricot jam is also very nice. It is a great way to use up any excess bread as well.

      Thank you for stopping by and leaving a lovely comment. :) :)

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      carol stanley 4 years ago from Arizona

      Sounds delicious ...So many good ingredients. thanks for sharing this delicious recipe.

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      oliversmum 4 years ago from australia

      carol7777 Hi. It is nice. I actually made it today and used a very thin layer of plum jam and topped it with chopped pecan and walnuts and a sprinkle of cinnamon, it went over well.

      Thank you so much for your lovely comment.:):)

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      Nyesha Pagnou MPH 2 years ago from USA

      I would definitely like to try making bread pudding one day. I've enjoyed the bread puddings I've had. This looks like a great recipe. Thanks!

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      oliversmum 2 years ago from australia

      Journey * Hi. It is a great pudding with the option on using the jam of your choice, a sprinkle of nuts or cinnamon or both, that makes it just a little different. Thank you for your comment. :) :)

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      Peggy Woods 2 years ago from Houston, Texas

      This looks like a tasty dessert and quite easy to make. I love raspberries so know that flavor would be good but it is very versatile as to what people most enjoy. That photo at the top with the ice cream and blueberries certainly makes one want to dig in and enjoy it! Thanks for your recipe. Will be pinning this one!

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      oliversmum 2 years ago from australia

      Peggy W. Hi. It is a nice pudding hot or cold, yes raspberries have a unique flavor. We have also tried it with fig jam and quince jelly, not too bad, but always seem to come back to raspberry. It is very easy to make. Thank you for your comment and pin. :) :)

    What is a Sultana

    From what my research shows me Sultanas are actually  'raisins' which in turn are grapes.
    Sultanas should be made from the Sultana grape but it is not unusual for the Thomson Seedless grape to be used in production!

    The grape, however different to the raisin, is treated with sulphur dioxide and heated artificially staying lighter, moister, and plumper, and these are what are sold as golden raisins or sultanas.
     Sultanas to my taste are sweeter and less acid than other raisins. For a more detailed description I have included the Wikipedia link.

    Sunbeam Sultanas for the Bread and Jam Pudding
    Sunbeam Sultanas for the Bread and Jam Pudding | Source
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