Classic and new-school bread and butter pudding recipes

Or, what to do with leftover bread.

Rhubarb and ricotta bread and butter pudding
Have more bread than you know what to do with? Day-old slices make the best bread and butter puddings, especially when teamed up with slow-baked apples, rhubarb and marmalade. For a luxe upgrade, substitute bread with whatever leftover pannetone, milk buns or croissants you have kicking around. And don't just limit the bread and butter combination to the realm of desserts. Our savoury bread and butter pudding with bacon, eggs and salted maple syrup is delivers big time comfort for weekend brunches.