Bread Pudding Recipe

You can make lots of different foods with bread other than just sandwiches & toast! So take a look this bread pudding recipe as just one idea as to what else you can make using bread!

What will you need?


500g white or wholemeal bread
500g/1lb 2oz mixed dried fruit
85g mixed peel
1 ½ tbsp mixed spice
600ml milk
2 large eggs , beaten
140g light muscovado sugar
zest 1 lemon (optional)
100g butter , melted
2 tbsp demerara sugar

How to make the bread pudding:

Tear the bread into a large mixing bowl and add the fruit, peel and spice

Pour the milk, then stir or scrunch through your fingers to mix everything well and completely break up the bread

Add eggs, muscovado and lemon zest (if using)

Stir well and then set it aside to soak for around 15 minutes

Heat the oven to 180/160c fan/gas 4

Butter and line the base of a 20cm non-stick square cake tin (not one with a loose base)

Stir the melted butter into the pudding mixture, tip into the tin, then scatter with demerara

Bake for 1½ hrs until firm and golden, covering it with foil if it starts to brown too much

Turn out of the tin and strip off the paper

Cut into squares and serve warm

You could also serve this with custard, ice-cream or you could eat it on it’s own.

What recipes do you make using bread? Comment below and let us know.

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