Bread and butter pudding student recipe

A classic belly warming pudding that’s delicious on a cold winter’s evening.

This cheap meal is a great dessert recipe for students too as it’s a great way to use things like bread, milk and eggs that are going off.

You can actually use already stale bread so don’t chuck it away – bung it into this yummy pudding! Also works with stale hot cross buns and even BAGELS.


To make 1 serving

  • Bread 5
  • Dried fruitTwo handfuls. E.g. raisins, sultanas, even apricots, etc.
  • Milk 500 ml
  • Eggs 2
  • Butter
  • Cinnamon 1 tsp
  • Brown sugar 2 tbsps
  • Custard or cream To serve. Optional.

How to make home made bread and butter pudding:

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  1. Pre-heat the oven to 170 degrees.
  2. Butter all your bread, you can use whatever bread you want.
  3. In a mug, bowl or something similar, whisk together the milk and eggs.
  4. Line a baking tin or casserole dish, and layer one slice of bread. Cut up into shapes and overlap a bit to make it fit.
  5. Add on a handful of dried fruit and then sprinkle over one tablespoon of the sugar and half a teaspoon of the cinnamon.
  6. Add on another layer of bread and repeat. You can add on as many layers as you want, depending on how much bread and/or space you have.
  7. Once complete, pour over the egg and milk mixture and allow to soak for 10-15 minutes
  8. Bake for 30 or so minutes until the top layer of bread is golden and crispy.
  9. Serve with custard or cream (or on its own!)

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