Marmalade & whisky bread & butter pudding

Marmalade & whisky bread & butter pudding

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Cooking time

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

Skill level

Easy

Servings

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 info

Nutrition

kcalories
523
protein
10g
carbs
36g
fat
38g
saturates
21g
fibre
1g
sugar
17g
salt
0.84g

Ingredients

  • 8 slices day-old crusty white bread, crusts removed
  • 50g very soft butter
  • 4 tbsp Seville orange marmalade, plus 4 tsp
  • 300ml full-fat milk
  • 248ml pot double cream
  • 3 large eggs
  • seeds 1 vanilla pod
  • 4 tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp whisky
  • 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.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2010

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jakeandlily's picture
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This is restaurant quality pudding! Used all butter croissants...it's to die for and simple, tastes like you've spent hours in the kitchen. FABULOUS!

jakeandlily's picture
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This is sublime! Omitted the whiskey as I hadn't any!! Used croissants. Will add some orange zest next time.This is a restaurant quality dessert...and so easy. Served warm with cream - abolutely decadent!!

jule955's picture
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Easy but messy to make! It was worth it though, as it was very nice.

bonney-blythe's picture

Why does this recipe come up instead of the orange and apricot bread and butter pudding I was searching for?

meatormushrooms's picture
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Made this for a few dinner parties and everyone has loved it, even my brother who doesn't like bread & butter pudding. I used raspberry jam instead of marmalade and Armagnac instead of whisky and a raisin bread. I also made an Armagnac cream to go with it. Lovely!

lizleicester's picture
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Used a Tiger baguette because that's what needed using up but otherwise followed instructions. Preferred the rustic appearance that mine had and it tasted wonderful.

jbmummy's picture
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Didn't have enough marmalade in the fridge so made a variation...

RHUBARB & STRAWBERRY BREAD & BUTTER PUDDING
Spread stewed rhubarb on each slice of well-buttered homemade day-old bread and tucked strawberry halves between each slice. Left out the whisky but put in another glug of vanilla essence and hey presto! The result was delicious and very British...
I will submit this recipe via my binder for others to share.

gostick's picture
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Made for a whisky tasting and burns night supper. I used 2tblsp of whisky too and used croissants instead of bread. Was a huge hit

twigletshopping's picture
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Beautiful. I buttered the bread with butter mixed with a good pinch of nutmeg & cinnamon. I also added two tablespoons of whisky which I could just about taste so was probably about right for us.

twigletshopping's picture
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Beautiful. I buttered the bread with butter mixed with a good pinch of nutmeg & cinnamon. I also added two tablespoons of whisky which I could just about taste so was probably about right for us.

jostuart's picture
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I used brandy rather than whisky and added a bit of orange zest. Absolutely delightful, definitely one to repeat.

sashbynoe's picture
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Absolutely fantastic!! Used brioche rolls instead of bread which was lovely. Very quick and easy to make.

samantha_g's picture

FAB!!!!

samantha_g's picture

im going to try making this in small rammekin dishes for guests as part of a boozy trio of desserts. any ideas ir just make up as per normal

hrmoroney's picture
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Easy to make and tastes amazing! Everyone who tried it, loved it!

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.

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