Serves 4, 1.5-1.75 hours.
6 thin slices white bread - crusts removed
50g / 2oz butter
50g / 2oz sultanas
40g / 1.5 oz caster sugar
568 ml / 1pt milk
(opt. 1/4 tsp mixed spice)
Preheat oven to 160C / 320F / Gas 3 and grease oven dish.
Thickly spread bread with butter and cut into fingers. Put half bread into dish, sprinkle with fruit and half sugar. Top with remaining bread (butter up) and sugar. Beat eggs and milk together and strain over pudding.
Leave to stand ~30 minutes before baking 45min-1hr until set. Top should be crisp and golden.