This recipe has to be close to 100 years old and is still popular today and its easy and cheap to make
this is poor mans bread and butter pudding
1/2 loaf bread (Use fruit loaf, hot cross buns etc & omit fruit)
1 cup of mixed fruit
1 teaspoon mixed spice
1 egg beaten
1/2 cup sugar
Cut crusts off bread. (Freeze crusts for soup sticks).
Submerge bread in a bowl of water, then drain and squeeze the bread removing as much water as possible, bread should be like dough.
Mix bread with beaten egg and remaining ingredients.
Put in a 7 x 11 tin & bake in oven on 170C until brown.
Serve hot with custard or cold sliced & buttered.