Serve it hot with custard, or eat it cut into slices when cold.

Recipe Summary

prep:
40 mins
cook:
1 hr 15 mins
total:
1 hr 55 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cut the crusts from the bread, tear bread into pieces, place in a bowl and cover with milk. Let rest 30 minutes.

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 1 1/2 quart baking dish.

  • Beat melted butter, sugar, mixed spice and egg together until smooth. Combine with soaked bread and milk. Stir in dried fruit and orange zest. Pour into prepared dish and sprinkle with nutmeg

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until set.

Tips

Cook's Note:

Mixed spice is a spice mix popular in Britain, used in a variety of baked goods. As a substitute, use pumpkin pie spice, or a mixture of 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon each of ground nutmeg, ginger, allspice, and cloves

Nutrition Facts

493 calories; protein 10.1g 20% DV; carbohydrates 79.2g 26% DV; fat 16.7g 26% DV; cholesterol 83.1mg 28% DV; sodium 569mg 23% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (15)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
01/15/2007
I'd like to try this recipe but have no clue what the ingredient "mixed spice" would be. Can anyone help? Read More
(37)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
10/09/2003
This is English BREAD Pudding!!! not Bread & Butter Pudding. Bread pudding is like a heavy wet fruit cake and Bread and butter pudding is a light custardy "nursery" pudding which must be eaten warm. (I am English) Read More
(68)
17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 3 stars
10/09/2003
This is English BREAD Pudding!!! not Bread & Butter Pudding. Bread pudding is like a heavy wet fruit cake and Bread and butter pudding is a light custardy "nursery" pudding which must be eaten warm. (I am English) Read More
(68)
Rating: 4 stars
01/15/2007
I'd like to try this recipe but have no clue what the ingredient "mixed spice" would be. Can anyone help? Read More
(37)
Rating: 5 stars
02/22/2007
Very good though us Brits make the dessert with slices of bread buttered cut in triangles and set upright in the dish. This recipe works both ways and is very tasty. Add different dried fruits for variation. Comfort food at its best! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/09/2003
This is wonderful bread pudding.It is quite light and not stodgey at all.It is very easy to make and quick as well. Lovely!!!! Read More
(9)
Rating: 5 stars
09/10/2005
This is a loverly pudding.It is better if you do it for people Read More
(8)
Rating: 4 stars
05/18/2007
I'm English as well and I don't care what you call this pud....it's delicious!!! Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
01/13/2009
Not bread and butter pudding at all. It was like bread pudding and we hated it. Read More
(4)
Rating: 5 stars
06/25/2008
the best i have had in a long time Read More
(3)
Rating: 3 stars
07/22/2009
I Dont Really Know How To Rate This Recipe Because It Was The first Time I Ever Made Bread And Butter Pudding. Usally I Hate Rasins And Curins But It Was Really Nice In This Recipe. I Would Definatly Make This Again And Recommed It To Anyone. Its A Keeper.:) Read More
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