4 rounds of white bread buttered on both sides and made into marmelade sandwiches. cut these into triangles and place in a buttered dish.
1/2 pint of milk, 1/4 pint of cream, 1 egg, 2 tbsps of sugar and a teaspoon of vanilla extract whisk up and then pour over the bread. Allow to soak in for at least half an hour.
Bake for about 30 mins in a moderate oven 200c gas 6
I also add the sultanas etc as teeny says above and i sometimes also add a few drops of orange oil to the custard.
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