Barmbrack bread and butter pudding

Barmbrack bread and butter pudding

2.67 from 3 votes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Irish
Servings 6


  • 1 Barm Brack sliced
  • 50 g butter at room temperature plus extra to grease the baking dish
  • 200 ml full fat cream
  • 250 ml full fat milk
  • 50 g Sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon or mixed spices


  • Preheat oven to 160 ° C/325F.
  • Spread the sliced barm brack bread with butter on one sides and cut into triangles.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs with the sugar, add the cinnamon, cream and milk, and whisk until combined.
  • Grease a baking dish of approx. 2 litre / 4pints capacity. Deep each slice into the cream mixture and place them in the prepared dish.
  • Pour the cream mix over the bread mixture. Leave for 10-20 minutes aside until the cream mixture is mostly been absorbed.
  • Bake for 40-60 minutes or until coloured and no more runny custard.
  • Remove from the oven.
  • Serve warm with custard and butterscotch sauce.
Keyword barmbrack, Cake, custard, halloween, Kevin Dundon, pudding

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