Cheese bread and butter pudding

By Drum Digital
18 August 2015

A great twist on a traditional sweet treat.

A great twist on a traditional sweet treat – for your next family meal try this savoury bread and butter pudding.

Serves: 2

Preparation: 10 min

Standing: 20 min

Cooking: 30 min

25 g butter

1 large leek, thinly sliced

5 thin slices of white bread from a large loaf

75 g bacon bits, chopped

150 g cheddar and mozzarella cheese, grated

3 eggs, beaten

250 ml (1 c) milk

salt and black pepper

Preheat the oven to 180 ºC and grease a baking dish.

1 In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter and fry the leek for 5 minutes. Cut the bread into triangles and place 3 halves of the triangles on the bottom of the dish.

2 Scatter half the leeks and the bacon on top. Cover with the cheese and arrange the remaining bread triangles over the surface.

3 Beat the egg and milk until well combined and season with salt and pepper. Pour the egg mixture evenly over the bread and scatter the rest of the leeks and bacon on top.

4 Cover and allow to stand for 20 minutes, sprinkle with more cheese and bake for 30 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.

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