Serves 6


  • 5 slices white bread
  • 75g unsalted butter
  • 100g sultanas
  • 220ml double cream
  • 220ml milk
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 25g icing sugar


  1. Preheat Oven to 180°C
  2. Remove the bread crusts and then buttering the bread
  3. Place one layer of bread on the base of the tray and cover with a layer of sultanas
  4. Place the rest of the bread on top of the sultanas
  5. Mix the double cream, milk and sugar together in a pan.
  6. Split the vanilla pod, scrape the seeds into the milk mixture and bring to the boil. Place the eggs in a separate bowl and whisk the hot liquid into them
  7. Pour the egg mixture over the bread and place the dish in a bain-marie and bake in the oven for about half an hour until golden
  8. Dust the bread and butter pudding with icing sugar and tuck in