Date, orange and croissant bread and butter pudding

There’s nothing better than eating straight out of the pan, especially when it's this deliciously sweet date, orange and croissant bread and butter pudding.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 5 croissants, cut or torn into thirds
  • 10 medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • zest 1 orange
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup pistachios, chopped
  • icing sugar, for dusting


  • 1
    Melt butter in medium skillet. Remove from heat and arrange croissant pieces in pan. Scatter over dates, tucking into gaps. In a bowl whisk eggs, cream, honey, zest and cinnamon. Pour over croissants.
  • 2
    Cover pan with lid or foil and cook on low heat for 8-10 minutes or until custard is almost set. Take off heat and set aside for 5 minutes. Scatter over pistachios, dust with icing sugar and serve.

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