Bikers Bread and Butter Pudding recipe with Brioche, Chai and Custard on Best of British foods

Si and Dave make bread and butter pudding with brioche and chai drawing on Britain’s colonial past for flavours in their search for Best of British foods.

The bikers say: “Try a twist on an old-fashioned favourite with rich buttery brioche and custard infused with tea and spices.”

Their ingredients for their bread and butter pudding are: 15 green cardamom pods, 8 cloves, 1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg, 1½ tsp ground ginger, ½ tsp flaked sea salt, 400ml whole milk, 150g golden caster sugar, plus 1 heaped tbsp for sprinkling, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 2 tbsp Indian leaf tea, preferably Assam, 1 long strip orange peel, 1 cinnamon stick, broken in half, 300g brioche loaf, 50g softened butter, 125g mixed dried fruit, 4 large free-range egg yolks, 2 large free-range eggs, 300ml double cream.

See how to prepare the bread and butter pudding in this video.