Bread and butter pudding is a traditional type of British pudding, made with simple pantry items like bread, eggs, milk and sugar. The recipe transforms these every day ingredients into a light, custard-like pudding in a mere 40 minutes in the oven. You do need to let it rest for a while to soak up the milk, so be sure to give yourself a little extra time.
It's an excellent way to use up stale white bread, making it a resourceful and very economical dish to cook. Remove the crust if you prefer, or leave it on. It works for other types of bread, too.