Marmalade-sandwich bread & butter pudding

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes, plus standing
  • Cooking time: 35 minutes
  • Total time: 50 minutes, plus standing

Serves: 6 - 8


Butter, for greasing
8 tbsp Seville orange marmalade
400g sliced brioche loaf, a day old 
2 balls stem ginger in syrup, drained and finely chopped 
2 large Waitrose British Blacktail Free Range Eggs, plus 3 yolks 
500ml double cream 
250ml semi-skimmed milk 
1 vanilla pod, seeds scraped
3 tbsp demerara sugar


1. Generously butter a 2-litre ovenproof dish. Use the marmalade to make sandwiches with the brioche. Cut each sandwich into triangles and layer into the dish. Scatter over the chopped stem ginger. 

2. Whisk together the eggs, yolks, cream and milk with the vanilla seeds. Pour over the brioche then cover and leave to stand for at least 30 minutes.

3. Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4. Sprinkle the brioche with the sugar and bake for 35 minutes until puffed and golden with the custard beginning to set. Allow to stand for 10 minutes before serving.