Savoury ham & cheese bread pudding

Savoury ham & cheese bread pudding

Serves: 6 | Preparation Time: 20 mins | Cooking Time: 35mins


250g thinly sliced Tasman leg ham off-the-bone
100g store-bought garlic butter, softened
1 loaf (800g) sourdough bread, sliced
6 eggs
300ml pure cream
½ cup milk
1 ¼ cups grated extra tasty cheese
200g cherry tomatoes, halved
Leafy green salad, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease a 10-cup capacity (about 6cm deep) oval baking dish.
  2. Spread butter on one side of bread slices and place slices standing up in the prepared dish.
  3. Combine eggs, cream and milk in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add 1 cup cheese and stir until combined. Pour mixture over bread slices.
  4. Tear ham into large pieces and place in between bread slices. Place tomatoes between slices of bread.
  5. Sprinkle with remaining ¼ cup cheese. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden and egg mixture is set. Serve immediately with a leafy green salad.
Results may vary.