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Baked rice pudding

I photographed this prior to cooking. It was requested by my son when he came down to lunch over the weekend, it was something he had recently discovered his girlfriend was very fond of. Of course, his first though was ‘arrange lunch with Mum and have her cook rice pudding’. It is nice to be thought of….

Baked rice pudding

2 cups (500ml) milk
300ml thin cream
1/2 cup (110g) medium grain (calrose) rice, rinsed, drained
1/2 cup (100g) caster sugar
1 cinnamon stick
1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped (I didn’t have a bean handy so added 1 tsp of extract after simmering)
Pinch of ground nutmeg, plus extra to sprinkle
2 egg yolks
Preheat oven to 160°C.
Combine milk, cream, rice, sugar, cinnamon, vanilla bean and seeds and nutmeg in a medium saucepan.
Cook over meduim heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until it reaches a simmer.
Remove from heat and set aside for 15 minutes to infuse.
Remove and discard the cinnamon stick and vanilla bean.
Add egg yolks and stir to combine.
Pour rice mixture into a 4 cup (1 litre) capacity ovenproof dish.
Sprinkle with extra nutmeg.
Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes or until rice is tender and custard is set.
Remove from oven and set aside for 10 minutes before serving. Serve warm.


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Rice Pudding

 

Well, I have discovered that full time study and full time work leave you with pretty much eating and sleeping time.
Blogging has taken a back seat, waaaaaay back.
I do however have time to eat so I will post from time to time when I give myself a break from the study.

Here is something simple that I did after dinner the other day. We had leftover rice and this sounded like just the ticket. It was!

Rice Pudding

3 cups white rice, cooked
3 cups milk
2/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Combine cooked rice, milk, sugar and butter in a medium saucepan.
Add vanilla. Cook for 25 minutes until most of the liquid is absorbed.
Mix in cinnamon. Spoon rice into a serving dish.
May serve chilled or at room temperature or piping hot if you can’t wait!

If you haven’t guessed, I am of the piping hot persuasion!