Recipe

Rice pudding

Creamy vanilla rice pudding, served hot or cold is a favourite comfort food. This version has sultanas for bursts of sweetness. Serve topped with fruit or nuts.

  • 2 hrs 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Rice pudding
  • 1/2 cup short-grain rice
  • 2 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoon sultanas
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 teaspoon butter
  • ground nutmeg or ground cinnamon

Method

Rice pudding
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 160°C (140°C fan-forced). Lightly grease shallow ovenproof dish (4-cup capacity).
  • 2
    Wash rice well under cold water; drain well. Combine rice, milk, sugar, sultanas and essence in prepared dish, mix lightly with a fork. Dot top with butter, sprinkle lightly with nutmeg.
  • 3
    Bake about 2 hours or until most of the milk has been absorbed.
  • 4
    Serve warm or cold with fruit, if desired.

Notes

This creamy pudding is perhaps the most loved and homely of British desserts.

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