Blueberry bread and butter pudding

blueberry bread and butter pudding

This delightful blueberry bread and butter pudding is a new take on a classic dessert by Ntwenhle Gcabashe. Pictures: Dylan Swart 

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Serves: 4

  • 2 large croissants, halved
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup strawberry jam
  • 2 cups (500ml) cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon (5ml) vanilla essence
  • 4 tablespoons castor sugar
  • Icing, for dusting

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  1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C.
  2. Spread croissants with butter and jam. Arrange nicely in an oven dish, and top with scattered blueberries.
  3. Whisk cream, eggs, vanilla essence and sugar in a jug. Pour over croissants. Bake for 35–40 minutes or until set.
  4. Dust with icing and serve warm.

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