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7 festive bread and butter pudding recipes

by Genevieve Halbert

published on 1 December 2021

It’s not all about trifles and puddings at Christmas. If you’re looking for a cosy alternative to the more traditional festive desserts, try a sumptuous bread and butter pudding. From a booze-infused panettone pudding to an orange-scented, chocolate chip-studded twist on the classic, you’ll find a bread and butter pudding for every mood in this collection.

chocolate orange bread and butter pudding

Orange Chocolate Chip Bread and Butter Pudding

Rukmini Iyer makes the most of that classic Christmas flavour combination, chocolate and orange, with this comforting bread and butter pudding recipe.

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Jamie Oliver's Banana Pannetone Pudding

Jamie Oliver’s Banana Panettone Pudding with Sticky Toffee Sauce

For a sweet end to your Christmas meal, try Jamie Oliver’s panettone pudding, flavoured with vanilla-infused custard, sticky toffee sauce, and banana.

Bonkers Bread & Butter Panettone Pudding Tart

Bonkers Bread and Butter Panettone Pudding Tart

Another panettone pud from Jamie Oliver, this unconventional “pudding tart” is made with layers of torn panettone, marmalade, and custard.

Tiramisu bread and butter pudding

Candice Brown’s Tiramisu Bread and Butter Pudding with Baileys Cream

Fusing two classic desserts, Candice Brown’s tiramisu bread and butter pudding is a real show-stopper, with custard, coffee, Tia Maria, and dark chocolate chips. Serve it with Candices’ softly whipped Bailey’s cream.

Brioche Bread and Butter Pudding

Brioche Bread and Butter Pudding

A classic from Mary Berry, this brioche bread and butter pudding is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. A touch of lemon zest adds a fresh and delicate flavour to this rich dessert.

Boozy Panettone Bread and Butter Pudding

Boozy Panettone Bread and Butter Pudding

Another panettone-based recipe, this pudding from Rukimini Iyer is made with plump, amaretto-soaked raisins.

Caramelized Banana Bread and Butter Pudding

Caramelized Banana Bread and Butter Pudding

Take your bread and butter pudding to new heights with this recipe from Marcus Wareing. Layered with caramelised banana and served up in individual slices, this recipe is sure to impress.


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