Christmas Recipe: Bread And Butter Pudding

26/11/2014 16:23 | Updated 22 May 2015

Bread and butter pudding for Christmas Serves: 6

Time: 11/2 hours

You will need:

1 Cooking apple peeled, cored and thinly sliced

Juice of half a lemon

50g (2oz) butter

6 slices of white bread or a currant loaf, crusts removed

50g (2oz) sultanas

40g (11/2oz) demerara sugar

3 eggs

600ml (1 pint) milk

What to do:

1. Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5.

2. Dip apple slices in lemon juice to prevent them discolouring.

3. Butter bread and place three slices in the base and up the sides of a 1.2 litre (2 1/2 pint) ovenproof dish. Scatter over sultanas.

4. Spread apple slices across the bread, alternating with remaining bread - butter side up - cut into triangles. Sprinkle with sugar.

5. Beat together eggs and milk, pour over pudding and stand for 30 minutes.

6. Stand dish in a roasting tin filled 2.5cm (1in) deep with warm water. Bake for one hour or until crisp and golden.

Recipe courtesy of 2012 Dairy Diary, £6.99.

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