Its rhubarb season in the UK! – if you’re a lover of traditional classic bread and butter pudding (& for a special treat!) you must try this recipe with ready-made brioche and spiced rhubarb. Serve with (reduced fat!) cream:

Nutrition (per serving):

Calories:  428KCALS

Fat 21.9G (12.9G SATURATED)

Protein 10.9G

Carbs 45.7G (25.7G SUGARS)

Fibre 2.1G

Salt 0.6G




  • 400g ready-sliced brioche loaf
  • 80g butter, softened, plus extra to grease
  • 500ml jersey or whole milk
  • 4 medium free-range eggs
  • 50g golden caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or extract
  • 2 tbsp demerara sugar
  • Clotted cream, ice cream or custard to serve

You’ll also need…

1.5 litre ovenproof baking dish, lightly greased


Heat the oven to 180°C/160°fan/gas 4. Toss the rhubarb in a roasting tin with the spices, butter, sugar, zest and juice. Roast for 20 minutes until sticky and caramelised. Set aside to cool.

Spread the brioche with the butter. Cut into triangles and layer up in the prepared baking dish with two thirds of the rhubarb (set aside the rest).

In a jug, mix the milk, eggs, caster sugar and vanilla. Pour two thirds over the brioche, then set aside to soak. Just before baking, pour the rest over and top with the reserved rhubarb and the demerara sugar.

Bake for 30-40 minutes until golden brown and the custard has set around the edges. Serve with clotted cream, ice cream or custard.


Source: Delicious magazine