Tuesday, 5 June 2012


Banoffee Pie & Bread Pudding for the Queens Jubilee weekend
Not ground breaking but great for using up left overs

300g oat biscuits
70g melted butter
3 banana's - sliced
300ml double cream
1 tbsp icing sugar
297g Nestle carnation caramel
50g melted dark chocolate for decoration

Blend up the biscuits and add the melted butter
Press into a flan dish with removable base and leave to cool for 10 minutes
Spread over the caramel and refrigerate for an hour
Layer over the sliced banana.
Whip the cream, fold in the icing sugar and gently spread over the banana
Drizzle over the melted chocolate
Keep chilled

Bread Pudding

500g stale bread (we used bread rolls)
200ml milk
100g sugar
100g butter
200g sultanas or raisins
2 eggs
Zest and juice of half a lemon
Generous grating of nutmeg
Pinch of Cinnamon
Measure of whiskey (optional)
Light brown sugar to sprinkle over the top

Cube the bread and put into a large mixing bowl.
Tip over the milk, stir and leave to soak into the bread for half an hour
Whisk up the eggs and mix in to the milk soaked bread
Add the sugar, butter, dried fruit, nutmeg, cinnamon, lemon and whiskey and stir in.
Line a deep baking dish 20cm x 30cm with grease-proof paper and pour in the mixture.
Sprinkle of a good helping of light brown sugar for a sweet crispy top 
and bake in the oven for 1 hour at 170 degrees
Allow to cool and cut into 3cm fingers

Sometimes the old classics are enough!


  1. No recipes? :(

  2. Yes you are quite right! Recipes will be added today! :)

  3. will you LOOK at that Banofee pie... oh my word... so good!... I made a scone bread and butter pudding this weekend with left-over scones which went down a treat... so much cake though... jeeez!

    1. Cheers! Dom. Bread pudding was a first here, but shell be doing it again.

  4. I adore banoffee pie but always get extreme pudding guilt after eating it. Sometimes you just have too though!

    1. Ha, I know what you mean! We ate half here and then took the rest in to the lads at the workshop for exactly the same reason!


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