I always feel that the custard in a bread and butter pudding should engulf the bread rather than the bread floating on top like a raft. I shall never forget those horrible school versions which looked like bits of old Spontex (the yellow ones) soaked in spotted milk – the spots being burnt currants.
Bread and butter pudding can be the most delicious thing if it is made carefully from good ingredients. This version uses tea cakes. The idea came to me when I wanted to make a br