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Wholemeal Bread & Butter Pudding - the healthier alternative! Fab Food 4 All
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Wholemeal Bread & Butter Pudding

Wholemeal Bread and Butter Pudding is a healthy and delicious comfort pudding!
Course Dessert, Pudding
Cuisine British
Keyword bread, currants, pudding
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 5 - 6
Author Camilla Hawkins


  • 80 g dried fruit sultanas, raisins, currants
  • 4 tbsp sherry
  • 8 slices stale wholemeal bread
  • dairy free spread for spreading
  • 600 mls a2 Milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste/extract
  • 50 g caster sugar


  1. Soak the dried fruit in the brandy or sherry until plump (overnight is good).
  2. Grease a large deep dish.
  3. Butter the slices of bread with the spread and cut into quarters.
  4. Whisk the eggs and then whisk in the milk, caster sugar and vanilla paste/extract.
  5. Dip each quarter slice of bread into the milk and with half the slices make a single overlapping layer in the base of the dish.
  6. Sprinkle on half the drained dried fruit.
  7. Make another layer of bread on top and sprinkle on the rest of the dried fruit tucking some in under the bread slices.
  8. Pour on the rest of the milk mixture and allow to rest for 20 minutes.
  9. Preheat the oven to 180ÂșC.
  10. Bake on the bottom shelf of oven for 40 - 45 minutes until golden.