Bara brith bread-and-butter pudding

Preparation info

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Appears in

A Cook’s Year in a Welsh Farmhouse

A Cook’s Year in a Welsh Farmhouse

By Elisabeth Luard

Published 2011

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Here’s what to do with bara brith when it’s no longer in the first flush of youth. You’ll need a very low oven or the custard will curdle and split. Should this happen, pour in a little more cream before serving.


  • About 600 ml full-cream milk
  • 2–3 tbsp double cream
  • 1


Fork up or whisk the milk, cream and whisky (if using) with the egg yolks and a tablespoon of sugar till well blended.

Preheat the oven to 140°C/275°F/Gas mark 1. Butter a medium-sized baking dish.

Lightly butter the slices of bara brith, saving a nugget of butter for f