Banana bread & butter pudding

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(39 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4

A microwave pud that will have the family thinking you've been cooking for hours

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal412
  • fat15g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs64g
  • sugars38g
  • fibre1g
  • protein10g
  • salt0.99g
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Ingredients

  • 4 thick slices white bread
  • 50g butter, softened
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

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

  • 1 large banana, peeled and sliced
    Banana

    Banana

    bah-nah-nah

    Probably the best known, most popular tropical fruit, their name probably derives from the…

  • 2 eggs
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

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

  • 85g soft, light brown sugar, plus 1 tbsp extra
  • large pinch cinnamon
    Cinnamon

    Cinnamon

    sin-ah-mun

    A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…

  • 450ml milk

    Milk

    mill-k

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

  • 1 tbsp cornflour

Method

  1. Toast the bread, spread with butter and cut each slice into 6 equal pieces. Arrange, butter side up, with the banana in a microwavable dish (approx 23cm wide by 5cm deep).

  2. Beat together the eggs, sugar, cinnamon and milk in a jug. In a small bowl, add the cornflour with a little of the milk, mix until smooth, then stir into the jug. Pour over the bread and banana, then sprinkle with the extra sugar. Bake, uncovered, in the microwave on High for 8-10 mins. Stand for 5 mins before serving.

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eixela
23rd Nov, 2008
3.05
I feel that it's good but still lack in sugar! Should have add in sugar and vanilla essence into the liquid base for the aroma and taste. Overall and great dish to be done in just few minutes.
iangardener
28th Sep, 2008
4.05
Pretty good for a microwave dessert.
emzy_wemzy
24th Sep, 2008
4.05
I made this in the oven and used nutmeg instead of cinnamon and put some Baileys in too. It was a lovely change to normal bread and butter pudding and my boyfriend even said that it was a shame there was no more left! Lovely recipe.
avrilmc
18th Sep, 2008
I have a wheat and gluten intolerance, so quite often make cornbread instead of bread for myself. Cornbread lightly toasted made a great substitute, but needs cooking in an oven not a microwave. Super pudding and goestowards your 5-a-day!
jennyphillip
18th Aug, 2008
5.05
Wow! Had overripe bananas to use up so made this in the oven with 2 bananas and only 50g of sugar. Tasty without being too sweet, my husband was impressed (and he doesn't usually eat puds) and our 19-month old daughter repeatedly exclaimed "nyum" - high praise indeed!
jammorama
4th Aug, 2008
5.05
I love normal bread and butter pudding anyway, but this was possibly even better! The banana made a nice change from sultanas, especially as the top layer becomes caramelized with the extra sugar. I had to give it a lot longer in the oven than the recipe states but I imagine that had to do with me using a much smaller dish (16cm wide rather than 23cm). Anyway, it was extremely easy and also rather addictive - it was very hard to stop myself sneaking another portion from the fridge later in the evening!
vick4114
29th Apr, 2008
5.05
AB FAB Pudding not a huge lover of bread and butter pudding but my partner loves it, but using banana instead of currants really makes a massive difference. and it was so easy, didn't take long. Made it in the oven. Might add a splash of bailey's next time. Mmmm!
venus_infurs
11th Feb, 2008
4.05
Really easy, really yummy. Dont normally like bread and butter pudding!!
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narliegirl
3rd Jan, 2008
5.05
Brilliant. Everyone was up for second helpings. Took me back to when I was a little girl and my great grandmother used to make this. I turned the temp a little lower and cooked for just over an hour, this helped to crisp the top layer. Served with Dulce de Leche Haagen Dazs.
fifimacca
10th Dec, 2007
5.05
This is delicious and so easy! I usually make it in the oven and serve it with vanilla ice cream. We love it!

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