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Brioche Bread and Butter Pudding.

Sweetened French bread is buttered and strewn with hazelnuts and plain chocolate and then baked in a rich custard.
5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine British, French
Servings 6
Calories 526 kcal


  • 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
Keyword bread and butter, brioche
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