Tuesdays with Dorie: Scones Pudding from Baking with Dorie

Scones Pudding from Baking with Dorie with blueberries in a baking dish on a striped tea towel.

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is Scones Pudding from Dorie Greenspan’s Baking with Dorie and uses leftover scones from the Buttermilk Scones recipe.

Dorie says if you love bread pudding you will love this. Well, um, I *don’t* love bread pudding (my parents do though) so I wasn’t too fussed about making this. I did make the scones though and made extra for this recipe. And then both of us got sick and I forgot about the scones and I definitely forgot to freeze the leftovers and, well, then I had to make more scones. Gah!

In fact, this is a bit of a fussy recipe, involving not only scones but lemon curd and also apples. I had some lemon curd needing to be used up in the fridge so that was good. But no apples. But lots of blueberries … so I figured with lemon-poppyseed scones and lemon curd, that would be a good combination.

So this is a simple custard poured over layers of scones spread with lemon curd and then it’s topped with apple slices. I made 1/2 of this recipe, using 2 1/2 scones and it made four HUGE serves (it’s not the lightest dish so you don’t need much!). My scones soaked up the custard and my pudding was less custardy – it cut like a cake. It’s been a while since I made/ ate a bread pudding so I am not sure if this is what it’s meant to be like?

Lemon-poppyseed blueberry scones bread pudding.

In any case, it’s pretty with the blueberries and poppyseeds, right? Probably not one I’d make again but for bread pudding lovers I am sure this would be a winner!

Get the recipe for Scones Pudding on p 60  of Baking with Dorie.

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6 thoughts on “Tuesdays with Dorie: Scones Pudding from Baking with Dorie”

  1. Lemon poppyseed scones and blueberries make a great combo. And I agree, I think the pudding texture is closer to clafoutis than bread pudding.

  2. I don’t think you did anything wrong. These scones did soak up more liquid than bread would have. I am not a fan of bread pudding either, so I am like you in that regard. Love the blueberries.

  3. Yes, I agree that it was rather cakey. I like normal bread pudding better, but as we already had to make the scones, I’ll put this on the “interesting to try” list.


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