Grain-based salads are filling and nutritious, and work really well with fresh fruit, which adds colour, texture and taste.
Bread and butter pudding
Bread and butter pudding
This versatile dish is easily adapted to avoid allergens and be suitable for most diets. Adding some cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger or vanilla to the recipe will create a warming flavour.
Pre-heat your oven to 160°C.
Whisk the cream, sugar and eggs together in a large bowl.
Spread the chocolate spread on one side of the bread and cut into triangles, then dip into the egg mix.
Layer the bread into a lined loaf tin with slices of banana and the sultanas, leaving the top layer free of banana and sultanas and placing the layer of bread chocolate spread side down to avoid burning the spread during baking.
Add the rest of the egg mix to the top of the tin and leave to rest for 20 minutes (or more if possible).
Place it in the oven and cook for about one hour - until it is golden. Serve with hot custard, some cream or a caramel sauce.
This dish can be pre-made then frozen; if cooking from frozen, cook for a further 5-10 minutes.
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Keep your fridge at 5°C or below
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