60 minutes


4 smiling adults




Treat time

Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding has been a long standing favourite – completely wonderful, and you can twist the recipes to make your own special treat!


In today’s podcast, Paul and Diana show you how easy it is to make your own, actually you can’t get it from the supermarket at all!



Basic Bread and Butter Pudding


Butter for spreading


8 slices bread


80 g sultanas or raisins or a mixture


3 beaten eggs


300 ml milk


Zest of a lemon


2 teaspoons vanilla extract


50 g golden caster sugar


Grated nutmeg for the top


Butter the bread


Butter an oven proof dish


Lay the bread, cut into triangles in layers, butter side up


Sprinkle the fruit over the top


Beat the eggs into the milk and stir in the lemon zest and vanilla


Sprinkle the sugar over the bread


Pour the milk mixture over the bread and fruit


Leave to stand for 30 minutes to allow the flavours to develop


Preheat the oven to 190 C, 375 F, Gas 5


Bake for 30 – 40 minutes


Top with grated nutmeg



A gorgeous Brioche version


Butter for spreading and greasing


4 slices of brioche, well buttered and cut into triangles


100 ml double cream


300 ml milk


100 g dark chocolate broken into small pieces


3 eggs, beaten


2 tablespoons soft brown sugar


Grated chocolate for topping


Add the cream and milk into a saucepan and heat gently until it is slightly hotter than blood heat, add chocolate pieces and allow them to melt in the milk


Remove from the heat


Beat in the sugar and the eggs


Pour the mixture over the brioche and leave for 30 – 40 minutes for the flavours to mix


Preheat the oven to 190 C, 375 F, Gas 5


Bake for 30 – 40 minutes


Serve warm with cream


These delicious meals will broaden your menu so try something new today!
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