Chefs' Recipes

Vincent’s bread and butter pudding with rhubarb compote

Vincent’s brioche bread and butter pudding is perfectly cut through by a rhubarb compote. Winter baking starts here.
John Paul Urizar
6
20M
50M
1H 10M

“I could eat the bread and butter pudding at Vincent in Canberra every day. Could you publish the recipe?” – Dave Austin, Braddon, ACT

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Ingredients

Rhubarb compote

Method

1.Preheat oven to 160C and butter a large baking dish (about 2 litres). Whisk cream, eggs, sugar, brandy and vanilla seeds in a bowl. Arrange brioche slices, overlapping, in dish, scattering half the sultanas between slices, and the remaining sultanas on top. Pour egg mixture over brioche and bake until custard sets and brioche is golden brown (40-50 minutes).
2.Meanwhile, for rhubarb compote, combine sugar, orange rind and juice, sugar, spices and 2 tbsp water in a saucepan. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat to medium, add rhubarb and simmer gently until rhubarb is tender but holds its shape (4-5 minutes). Serve with bread and butter pudding and vanilla bean ice-cream.

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