Brioche Bread and Butter Pudding.
Sweetened French bread is buttered and strewn with hazelnuts and plain chocolate and then baked in a rich custard.
- 6 slices brioche bread such as Brioche, buttered
- 50 g butter
- 100 g plain chocolate in small pieces
- 50 g chopped hazelnuts
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 2 tablespoon caramel sauce optional
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 750 ml milk
- 3 eggs
- 50 g sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
In a large jug beat all the custard ingredients together.
Butter the bread and cut in half diagonally.
Grease a baking dish and arrange the bread with the nuts and chocolate.
Pour over the custard mix, drizzle on the caramel if using then sprinkle with cinnamon and brown sugar.
Bake at 180C/350F for 45-55 minutes until puffed up and golden.
Serve with some pouring cream.
Calories: 526kcalCarbohydrates: 47gProtein: 13gFat: 32gSaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 173mgSodium: 330mgPotassium: 347mgFiber: 2gSugar: 23gVitamin A: 830IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 202mgIron: 2mg