Irish Bread and Butter Pudding

Be the first to review
READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Sommer Clary

Bread puddings are a favorite dessert in Ireland, especially among Irish children. This dish is delightfully simple to make yet very delicious and satisfying.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spread bread slices out on a cutting board and leave out for a few hours to stale a bit.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt, set aside.
  3. Spread butter evenly over the six slices of bread (one side only—not both!), and cut the slices in to fourths.
  4. Spray a round 8 or 9 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Arrange the cut bread slices around in the pan to make somewhat of a spiral pattern , keeping the buttered side up and the cut edges facing the same direction.
  5. Sprinkle the raisins evenly over the top, followed by the cinnamon/sugar mixture.
  6. Whisk the eggs and milk together in a bowl and pour over the bread. Allow to sit for 15 minutes so that the bread can absorb the liquid.
  7. Bake for about 30 minutes, or until the top is golden brown. Serve warm. If desired, sprinkle some powdered sugar for garnish. In Ireland, they like to pour a bit of cream on top.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a