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Bread and Butter Pudding with Dates  


Veg HT DP Australian 70mins

Serves 4     Hot Vegetarian Fruit Dessert Pudding Australia Oceania Pacific

6 slices White Bread, crusts removed and well buttered
175g/6oz Dates, pitted and chopped
4 Eggs
50g/2oz Caster Sugar
600ml/20fl.oz. Milk
1 teasp Vanilla Essence
teasp Freshly grated Nutmeg


1. Preheat the oven to 170C, 325F, Gas mark 3. Grease a 7.5cm/3 inch deep ovenproof dish.

2. Remove the crusts from the buttered bread and cut into quarters (triangles or squares), place half in the bottom of the prepared dish sprinkle with the chopped dates then arrange the remaining bread triangles, buttered side up, over the dates.

3. In a saucepan, heat the milk to hot but not boiling. In a large bowl, mix together the eggs, vanilla and sugar then add the hot milk, stirring well.

4. Slowly strain over the bread and fruit, being careful not to dislodge the top layer of bread. Leave the bread and butter pudding to stand for 10 minutes.

5. Sprinkle the bread and butter pudding with a little extra sugar and grated nutmeg then bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes until the top is browned and crispy.


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