Bread and Butter Pudding Recipe

This recipe is a simple family classic. Great to make at parties and events to delight your guests, our bread and butter pudding recipe is a firm favourite all year round!

Take a look at our easy recipe below and learn how to make bread and butter pudding that your mum would be proud of!
Ingredients
Serves: 6
  • 175g sliced brown bread
  • 25g butter, softened
  • 40g sultanas or raisins
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 55g caster sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 410g can Carnation Evaporated Milk
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar, to finish (optional)

You will also need...

1 litre ovenproof dish
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  • Prep time
    25 mins

    Cook time
    30 mins

Each serving typically contains

  • Energy 1439kJ 343kcal 17%
  • Fat 15.4g 22%
  • Saturates 9.0g 45%
  • Sugars 27.8g 31%
  • Salt 0.66g 11%

of an adult's Reference Intake (RI)*
Energy per 100g: 925kJ/221kcal
*Reference Intake of an average adult (8400kJ/2000kcal).
Portions should be adjusted for children of different ages.

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Here's how easy it is...
  1. 1. Lightly butter the bread and cut each slice in half. Layer the bread and sultanas in the dish.
  2. 2. Beat together the egg yolks, sugar and vanilla, then stir in the Carnation milk. Pour over the bread. Press the bread down lightly and leave to soak for 20 minutes.
  3. 3. Preheat the oven to 180ºC, (160°C for fan ovens) Gas Mark 4. Put the dish in a roasting tin and then pour boiling water into the roasting tin, until about half way up the side of the dish. Bake for 30 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle the baked bread and butter pudding with caster sugar and grill until the sugar caramelises for a crunchy top!

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Discussion Board

  • Ditavon
    February 25, 2016
    Help, the recipe says 410g tin of Evaporated milk & 170g can of Evaporated milk.....is it both mixed together or one or the other??

    Carnation says:
    Hello Samantha, thank you for pointing this out we have corrected the mistake in this recipe. You only need a 410g of Carnation Evaporated Milk.
  • borehamwood
    September 02, 2013
    I use thick sliced fruit bread for mine.
  • pumpkin
    June 17, 2013
    My partner and daughter hate this pudding so im glad when i make one i don't have to share it
  • chibicleo
    October 10, 2012
    My bf favourite pudding, a must do!
  • maz
    August 07, 2012
    you could even use a brioche bread to add a chocolately flavour

    Carnation says:
    Hi Mary, lovely idea!
  • mumsey
    May 10, 2012
    MADE THIS WITH MULTI GRAIN BREAD AND LEMON CURD WITH CONDENSED MILK, EGGS, BROWN SUGAR AND MILK. VERY YUMMY AND NAUGHTY IF WATCHING WEIGHT!!!!!! GOES DOWN A TREAT AT DINNER PARTY.