Rating: 4 stars
17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

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



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


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

  • 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.


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; carbohydrates 79.2g; fat 16.7g; cholesterol 83.1mg; sodium 569mg. Full Nutrition