Simple bread and butter pudding

The perfect recipe to use up the last of the Easter hot cross buns!


  • 6 hot cross buns or sliced brioche

  • Connacht Gold butter to spread on each

  • 300ml Connacht Gold cream
300ml Connacht Gold milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 100g caster sugar
Dark chocolate chips (half packet)


  • slice hot cross buns and butter

  • place bottom half into oven proof casserole dish
  • add cream , milk & vanilla extract to saucepan and heat (do not bring to the boil )

  • add eggs & sugar to boil and whisk

  • stir into warmed mixture

  • pour half of this mixture over the bottom

  • sprinkle on some chocolate chips

  • add the tops to the buns and pour over remaining mixture (give ten minutes for the liquid to soak into the bread).

  • bake in pre heated oven at 180 for 30 minutes.

  • enjoy


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