Marmalade bread and butter pudding

Everyone is in for a treat with this tasty dessert dish!

Now here’s a dessert that will definitely leave you wanting more! This recipe is a twist on the classic bread and butter pudding with a marmalade hit that takes it to a whole new level. The pudding is deliciously sweet thanks to a scrumptious mix of cream, sugar, butter and vanilla, while the top has a fine layer of crunch thanks to a sprinkling of sugar on top. Dish it up on family dinner night for a delicious and budget-friendly dessert, or make it for yourself to enjoy curled up on the couch. Serve with a side of custard or a scoop of plain vanilla ice cream and dig in!


  • Softened butter, for spreading
  • 8 thick slices bread
  • 340g Marmalade
  • 500ml milk
  • 250ml thickened cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 110g caster sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped
  • 40g currants
  • 2 tablespoons Demerara sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 160C. Butter slices of bread. Spread marmalade over half of the slices and sandwich with the remaining half. Cut sandwiched slices in half and arrange in 2 x 3 cup-capacity ovenproof dishes.
  2. Add milk, cream, eggs, caster sugar and vanilla bean and seeds to to a bowl. Whisk well to combine. Add currants and stir well. Pour mixture over bread. Allow to soak for 1-2 minutes. Sprinkle Demerara sugar over the top.
  3. Place dishes in a large deep baking dish. Pour boiling water in baking dish until it comes about halfway up sides of dishes. Bake for 1 hour and 5 minutes or until just set. Serve.
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