British Bread and Butter Pudding Recipe

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British Bread and Butter Pudding
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  • 1/4 cup butter , for spreading
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar, divided (or to taste)
  • 2 cups milk , full fat is nicest
  • 1 -2 cup dried fruit
  • 1 pinch ginger
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 1 pinch nutmeg


  1. Butter the slices all over, both sides and line the dish.
  2. Sprinkle over the dried fruit or other fruits (fig and banana - ).
  3. Sprinkle approximately 2TB brown sugar over that and add a cover of more buttered bread, covering all the fruit.
  4. Pierce the bread a few times and then slowly pour over the milk, letting it all soak into the bread before adding more. When the bread is really sopping with milk sprinkle about 1TB more brown sugar over the top and then a little cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.
  5. Bake in a low oven, approx 140C, 275F, for a couple of hours until it rises up and the sugar caramelizes on top.
  6. Serve hot with ice cream or cold with custard.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 618.43 Kcal (2589 kJ)
Calories from fat 113.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.64g 19%
Cholesterol 32.95mg 11%
Sodium 904.39mg 38%
Potassium 992.95mg 21%
Total Carbs 163.18g 54%
Sugars 15.93g 64%
Dietary Fiber 5.09g 20%
Protein 9.98g 20%
Vitamin C 806.3mg 1344%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 2.9mg 16%
Calcium 2050.1mg 205%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 179.75 Kcal (753 kJ)
Calories from fat 33.05 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.67g 19%
Cholesterol 9.58mg 11%
Sodium 262.86mg 38%
Potassium 288.6mg 21%
Total Carbs 47.43g 54%
Sugars 4.63g 64%
Dietary Fiber 1.48g 20%
Protein 2.9g 20%
Vitamin C 234.3mg 1344%
Iron 0.8mg 16%
Calcium 595.8mg 205%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 12.6
  • 21

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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