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Ham and Cheese Bread Pudding

A savoury ham and cheese bread pudding that is perfect for coffee mornings.
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 puddings


  • 3 eggs
  • 4 egg yolks
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • 450 ml 1.75 cup milk
  • 450 ml 1.75cup double cream
  • 1 loaf white sliced bread
  • 300 g 10.5oz grated mozzarella
  • 200 g 7oz smoked ham shredded
  • 50 g 1.7oz salted butter
  • Parmesan cheese for sprinkling


  • Preheat the oven to fan assisted 140C / 160C / 325 F / gas 3.
  • Mix together the eggs, egg yolks, salt and pepper, then pour in the milk and cream, mixing together well, but don't whisk.
  • Remove the crusts from the bread, cutting each slice into strips
  • Mix together the cheese and ham in a separate bowl.
  • Grease the muffin moulds well with salted butter.
  • Start to layer the moulds with first a couple of strips of bread, then the ham and cheese mix until each mould is 3/4 full.
  • Then top each mould with the egg custard mixture (from step two) and leave to soak for 10 minutes, so the bread absorbs the mixture.
  • Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 40 minutes, then remove from the oven and allow them to set at room temperature for about 30 minutes.
  • Pairs well with horseradish cream and a Tassimo Costa Latte.