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Marmalade & whisky bread & butter pudding

Marmalade & whisky bread & butter pudding

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(23 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 1 hr Plus 30 mins soaking

Easy

Serves 6 - 8
The ultimate grown-up comfort food, use leftover fruit bread or even croissants instead of the bread if you prefer

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition

  • kcalories523
  • fat38g
  • saturates21g
  • carbs36g
  • sugars17g
  • fibre1g
  • protein10g
  • salt0.84g
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Ingredients

  • 8 slices day-old crusty white bread, crusts removed
  • 50g very soft butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 4 tbsp Seville orange marmalade, plus 4 tsp
  • 300ml full-fat milk

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • 248ml pot double cream
  • 3 large eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • seeds 1 vanilla pod
  • 4 tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp whisky

    Whisky

    wisk-ee

    Whisky usually means an ethanol-based spirit produced in Scotland. Ethanol is an intoxicating…

  • icing sugar, for dusting

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Method

  1. Butter each piece of bread on both sides, then spread 4 with the 1 tbsp marmalade each. Pop the remaining bread on top to make 4 marmalade sandwiches. Cut into triangles and nestle in rows in a large baking dish. Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3.

  2. Beat the milk, cream, eggs, vanilla, sugar and whisky together, then pour over the bread. Leave to soak for 30 mins.

  3. Dot the remaining marmalade all over the top of the pud and dust with the icing sugar. Bake for 45 mins-1 hr or until puffy and starting to caramelise where the bread breaks out of the custard. Serve hot or warm.

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Comments (30)

rigbyloveshopping's picture
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oops forgot to give it the 5 stars!

rigbyloveshopping's picture
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I have made this recipe a few times for freinds and its a winner! it makes a nice change from the basic b & B recipe.

kimmyb's picture

This was scrumptious. Didnt taste of whisky. Didnt taste of marmalade. Left overs are in the fridge calling me!!

irmgard2's picture
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I gave this recipe a try as I had a few slices of Italian bread, as well as some cream and marmalade, that I wanted to use up. It baked up beautifully and tasted even better than it looked. I will definitely make this pudding again as it's a great way to use up leftover bread.

nickyb440's picture
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delicious, added sultanas instead of pears, I'l add extra whisky next time as couldnt really taste it, also will use a shallow dish as was sloppy in the middle.

patrussell's picture

I used a raisin loaf with cinnamon, but followed the rest of the recipe exactly and it was brilliant. My husband, not a bread and butter pudding fan, loved it and keeps asking for more.

fionapatterson's picture
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Have made this several times - so easy and so tasty!! change the bread to a shop bought fruit loaf, which adds some sultanas and a hint of spice and also add orange zest and a sprinkle of demerara sugar over the top to get a really nice crunchy crust. Brilliant for a dinner party as it can be prepared well in advance, and is in fact better if it gets a good soak, then put in the oven as you serve the main course.

glassbird's picture
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Forgot to give this recipe a star rating - it's always five stars for us!

glassbird's picture
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Just love this pudding - so deliciously creamy and tasty. The only change I made was to use real vanilla essence instead of vanilla sugar. It's a yummy summer and winter treat for our family and friends.

lisaforster's picture
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Have made this three times - delicious flavours which aren't too overpowering - my sister isn't keen on whisk or orange marmalade but really enjoyed this.

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