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Croissant band butter pudding

A wonderful Cornish twist on a classic

We’ve taken this classic dessert and added a few more delicious ingredients to make it extra special.

ingredients 9 ingredients
Prep 10 minutes Cooking 25 minutes
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  • 300ml double cream
  • 100g Rodda's clotted cream
  • 200ml milk
  • 4 medium free-range egg yolks
  • 2-3 tbsp caster sugar
  • 50ml Grand Marnier or other orange-flavoured liqueur
  • 8 croissants, split in half
  • 8 tbsp marmalade
  • 100g dark chocolate, chopped


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

Denise Evans says: 28 Nov 2023 at 12:14 pm

Do you have a cookery book to buy please many thanks the recipes all look so inviting

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