Total Time
3hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This is one of my favourite puddings, and a favourite of many other people who try it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease a large ovenproof casserole dish with some of the butter.
  2. Slice the bread and butter it.
  3. Place them in layers in the bowl, sprinkling the fruit on top of each layer.
  4. Whisk the eggs.
  5. Whisk the milk, cream, sugar and vanilla essence.
  6. Combine the eggs and the milk mixture.
  7. pour on top of the bread and fruit and leave to soak for about 2 hours, (until the bread is saturated). If there isn't enough liquid to cover the bread, add more milk and/or cream.
  8. Sprinkle the top with grated nutmeg.
  9. Bake in a medium oven for approximately 1 hour.
  10. The top should be golden brown, and the pudding will rise.
  11. Serve.
Most Helpful

this was soo awesome and soooo easy. I omitted raisins as my 6yr old refuses to eat them and i spread raspberry jam on the bread instead. turned out amazing. so smooth and yummy and sweet, just the way i like it!

cooking_fan September 09, 2009

This was fantastic! I didn't have much time for it to soak, but it came out great. I omitted the nutmeg and sprinkled the top with cinnamon sugar. I was introduced to this idea by a British friend and it is now a regular "pudding" in our house. Thanks for sharing!

Savvy Sewlal January 28, 2010

Great recipe, easy to make and tastes fantasatic. I only left it to soak for 1 hour but it was fine. It's my husbands favorite dessert and he approved!

Anna in the Philippines October 08, 2008