The Best Bread & Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding
  • 4 servings
  • 30 minutes to prepare
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  • 4 eggs
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 3 stale croissants or stale bread
  • 2 oranges
  • 200ml whipping cream
  • 200ml milk
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 tbsp marmalade
  • 2 tbsp water



1 Preheat the oven to 150°C fan.

2 Crack the eggs into a large bowl, add the sugar and lightly whisk.

3 Slice the croissants or bread and place in a buttered baking tray.

4 Zest the oranges and add the zest to the eggs. Peel the oranges , slice thinly and place the slices of orange between the slice of croissant.

5 In a pan, add the whipping cream, milk, cocoa powder and vanilla essence and bring to the boil. Pour over the beaten eggs and sugar to form a custard.

6 Pour the mixture over the croissants and bake in the oven until just set but still soft enough (around 15 – 18 minutes).

7 Melt the marmalade with 2 tbsp of water in a saucepan to form a glaze. Brush the top of the pudding and serve warm.