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My Nan's Old Fashioned Bread Pudding

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Introduction

This does make a lot, but it freezes well, when my nan made this she had a family of 13 to cater for.

This does make a lot, but it freezes well, when my nan made this she had a family of 13 to cater for.

Ingredients

Serves: 4-6

Metric Cups
  • white bread (a loaf, turned into breadcrumbs)
  • 150 grams sugar (white, brown or mixed)
  • 500 grams raisins (or sultanas)
  • 1 litre full fat milk
  • 75 grams butter (plus extra for lining the tin and top)
  • 2 teaspoons mixed spice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 9 demerara sugar (to sprinkle on top)
  • white bread (a loaf, turned into breadcrumbs)
  • 5⅓ ounces sugar (white, brown or mixed)
  • 17⅔ ounces raisins (or sultanas)
  • 1⅘ pints whole milk
  • 2⅔ ounces butter (plus extra for lining the tin and top)
  • 2 teaspoons mixed spice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 9 turbinado sugar (to sprinkle on top)

Method

My Nan's Old Fashioned Bread Pudding is a community recipe submitted by Violet and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • In a big pot heat the milk, butter, fruit and sugar (don't let it boil).
  • I use my Magimix to turn the bread into crumbs, add breadcrumbs mixed spice and vanilla, stir well.
  • Grease well a roasting tin and empty the mixture into, spread well into all corners, then dot the top with butter in small amounts, cover with a piece of foil so fruit does not burn (remove this 10 mins before end of cooking time) (cook for 45 - 55 mins) or until golden brown and smelling yummy!
  • You can serve this with a cuppa or have as a dessert with some custard. Happy cooking!
  • In a big pot heat the milk, butter, fruit and sugar (don't let it boil).
  • I use my Magimix to turn the bread into crumbs, add breadcrumbs mixed spice and vanilla, stir well.
  • Grease well a roasting tin and empty the mixture into, spread well into all corners, then dot the top with butter in small amounts, cover with a piece of foil so fruit does not burn (remove this 10 mins before end of cooking time) (cook for 45 - 55 mins) or until golden brown and smelling yummy!
  • You can serve this with a cuppa or have as a dessert with some custard. Happy cooking!
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    What 7 Others have said

    • This is the best and most easiest recipe for bread pudding and tastes just the same like my dear late mother used to make. My friends love it. I cook it on gas mark 5 for 50mins then leave the foil off for the last 20mins. Mm... Scrumptious.

      Posted by sharon healey on 29th June 2015
    • This is lovely, just like my mom used to make . I cooked at 180C for 30mins covered in foil..then removed foil for an extra 20 mins and it turned out lovely.

      Posted by elly12 on 30th November 2014
    • I have just made this and it is delicious. It took me back to my childhood as my mum loved it and made it a lot. I did add some brandy to the mix though! I cooked it in my fan oven at 180C by the way and that seemed just right. thanks for posting

      Posted by chrisgentle on 16th November 2014
    • Oven temp please I cook it on 180 but it takes about an hour.

      Posted by Bigmal on 17th November 2014
    • Oven temp please!

      Posted by Bigmal on 21st October 2014
    • Looks a great recipe but doesn't say what temperature to cook it in. Would appreciate knowing this Thankyou

      Posted by pugnose on 8th October 2014
    • it would have been useful to know what temperature to set the oven to lol :)

      Posted by claire1234 on 3rd April 2014
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