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Chocolate and fig bread and butter pudding

Total Time
1 hr 25 min
15 min
50 min
Take bread and butter pudding to the next level with yummy chopped chocolate and dried figs


White sourdough bread

200 g, thickly sliced

Dried fig(s)

½ cup(s), (100g), semi-dried

Dark chocolate

75 g, finely chopped

Reduced-fat milk

2½ cup(s), (625ml)


4 medium

Caster sugar

¼ cup(s), (55g)

Vanilla bean extract

½ tsp

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)


  1. Preheat oven to 160ºC or 140ºC fan-forced. Lightly spray a 112L (6-cup) capacity shallow ovenproof dish with oil. Layer bread, figs and chocolate, overlapping bread slightly, in prepared dish.
  2. Place milk in a small saucepan over medium heat and bring to the boil. Remove from heat. Whisk eggs, sugar and vanilla extract in a medium bowl. Gradually whisk in hot milk, then pour mixture over bread. Allow to stand for 15 minutes.
  3. Place dish inside a larger baking dish. Add enough boiling water to larger dish to come halfway up sides of smaller dish. Bake for 40–45 minutes or until pudding sets. Remove pudding from dish and stand for 5 minutes before serving.