Croissant and marmalade bread-and-butter pudding recipe

By Lizzie Kamenetzky

  1. Serves 6-8
  2. Takes 15 minutes to make, 30-35 minutes to cook, plus soaking
  3. Rating

This is a seriously indulgent bread and butter pudding made with croissants slathered in marmalade and sprinkled with chocolate. The Grand Marnier makes it even more grown up and sophisticated.

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Croissant and marmalade bread-and-butter pudding


  1. 400ml double cream
  2. 200ml milk
  3. 4 medium free-range egg yolks
  4. 2-3 tbsp caster sugar
  5. 50ml Grand Marnier or other orange-flavoured liqueur
  6. 8 croissants, split in half
  7. 8 tbsp marmalade
  8. 100g dark chocolate, chopped


  1. 1. Heat the cream and milk in a pan until almost boiling. Remove from the heat. In a bowl, beat the egg yolks and sugar, then pour the cream over, stirring. Add the Grand Marnier and set aside.
  2. 2. Butter a 1.5-litre ovenproof dish. Spread each croissant half with marmalade, then layer in the dish, sprinkling with chocolate. Pour the custard over and leave to soak for 15 minutes.
  3. 3. Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan160°C/gas 4. Bake for 25-30 minutes until softly set and golden.

Nutritional info

Per serving (based on 8): 620kcals, 45.9g fat (26.1g saturated), 8.7g protein, 42.1g carbs, 18.2g sugar, 0.7g salt


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