it’s just bread & butter, milk & eggs

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I came across this simple treat years ago when watching Jamie Oliver in one of his early TV shows (my notes on Jamie). Panettone in a bread & butter pudding provides a flavorful basis loaded with raisins & candied lemons & candied oranges  – so you only need to add eggs & milk &…

I started w/ a medium size panettone of about 500 g bought in my trusted food store. At first I thought about using the whole panettone, but then I made a touchdown in reality. Having in mind the size of the casserole I planned to use & the number of people to indulge in the dessert – mainly my better half & me – I decided to confine me to half of the panettone.

 

 

For the record:
Of course you may also start w/ plain white bread or brioche… Then you’ll have to add raisins, candied fruit like you like it.

 

Just cut the panettone into halves & then cut a half into slices like on the photo. Always have in mind that there is another half waiting for you – so resist the temptation to start eating the buttered slices at once!

What do we need?

 

 

Surprisingly few ingredients:

  • panettone in slices
  • caster sugar & vanilla sugar
  • zest of an organic orange
  • eggs
  • milk & cream.

Start w/ preheating the oven to 160° C w/ fan.

As I stated – once more – make a row of panettone slices & butter them generously.

 

 

Grate the zest of the organic orange.

Mix milk, cream, sugar, vanilla sugar & eggs w/ an egg whip. Add the orange zest.

Ready.

 

 

Butter the casserole.

Now: dip each slice of panettone in the liquid & arrange the slices in the casserole.

 

 

Just stack them up – as evenly as possible. Finally pour the rest of the liquid in the casserole.

 

 

Add some brown sugar on top – ready to march into the preheated oven.

 

 

After about 40 min the bread & butter pudding is done. The liquid has thickened & is very creamy when leaving the oven. It’ll set a little more when cooling – even more when resting the fridge.

 

 

Enjoy!

 

it’s just bread and butter, milk & eggs

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Servings: 4 - 8

it’s just bread and butter, milk & eggs

One of the desserts served best hot or warm or at room temperature or out of the fridge is a simple bread & butter pudding - I prefer... which one?

Ingredients

  • 250 g panettone (1/2 panettone)
  • butter for the slices & the casserole
  • 3 eggs
  • 250 ml milk
  • 250 ml cream
  • 70 g caster sugar
  • 30 g vanilla sugar
  • zest of an organic orange
  • 1-2 tbsp brown sugar
  • equipment:
  • a casserole
  • an egg whip

How to...

  1. Preheat the oven to 160° C w/ fan.
  2. Cut the panettone into 2 halves; set aside 1 half of the panettone for whatever you like - cut the 2nd half in thick slices (about 1.5 - 2 cm thick).
  3. Butter the slices generously.
  4. Butter the casserole generously.
  5. Grate the orange zest.
  6. Mix together the eggs, the milk & the cream w/ an egg whip.
  7. Add caster sugar, vanilla sugar & orange zest.
  8. Mix well.
  9. Take a slice of panettone & dip it into the liquid mix (for 1-2 seconds or so) & place it in the casserole.
  10. Proceed alike w/ all the panettone slices & fill the casserole.
  11. Pour the rest of the liquid in the casserole.
  12. Sprinkle brown sugar all over the top.
  13. Let it bake in the preheated oven for about 40 min.

Notes

Panettone: I work w/ the original panettone i. e. panettone w/ raisins & candied orange & lemon peel. There are also panettone w/ chocolate chips... you may use one of these although the flavor changes!

It’s fine in the fridge for about 2-3 days.

Sorry: no experience w/ freezing.

https://thebusinesswomanskitchen.de/its-just-bread-butter-milk-eggs/

 

(information on equipment)

 

 

Leave the bread & butter pudding in the casserole & cut out heaps of the delicious mess w/ a tablespoon.

You may serve the dessert when coming out of the oven – ok: it’s very, very hot! So better let it set for about 10-15 min.

You may also let it cool down to room temperature. In my opinion that’s the best version for the dessert.

You can store the bread & butter pudding i. e. the leftovers in the fridge. Also at fridge temperature it’s fine!

 

For the record:
It’s up to you if you add a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream or chocolate ice cream or…

 

 

The businesswoman w/ too many office hours thinks 

This sounds delicious & easy & fast.

I like panettone very much & honestly I’m always a little disappointed when Xmas season is over & the last panettone vanishes from the shelves of my trusted food store.

Of course it’s possible to do the bread & butter thing w/ white bread, however, I think raisins are inevitable. The trouble with raisins: if you buy some in your trusted food store you at least get about 250 g… very much… Raisins like to get sticky when stored for weeks or months…

 

 

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