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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 9 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
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.


The nutritional information provided is approximate and is calculated using online tools. Information can vary depending on various factors, but we have endeavoured to be as accurate as possible.


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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