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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


  • Soak the dried fruit in the brandy or sherry until plump (overnight is good).
  • Grease a large deep dish.
  • Butter the slices of bread with the spread and cut into quarters.
  • Whisk the eggs and then whisk in the milk, caster sugar and vanilla paste/extract.
  • 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.
  • Sprinkle on half the drained dried fruit.
  • Make another layer of bread on top and sprinkle on the rest of the dried fruit tucking some in under the bread slices.
  • Pour on the rest of the milk mixture and allow to rest for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 180ÂșC.
  • Bake on the bottom shelf of oven for 40 - 45 minutes until golden.