Rice Pudding – a traditional and homely favourite
Everybody loves a rice pudding and whilst the shop bought ones are ok, there are not a patch on a homemade pud. Here is a simple recipe for a lovely warming pudding. We know it’s summer but it’s nice served chilled too.
- 1.2L (2 pints) full fat milk
- 140g (5oz) pudding rice
- 110g (4oz) caster sugar
- good knob butter
- good sprinkle ground nutmeg
Preparation time 5min › Cook time 2hours › Ready in 2hr 5min
First of all preheat the oven to 140 C / Gas 2 and butter a large ovenproof dish.
Bring milk to a simmer in a saucepan and stir in rice and sugar.
When well combined pour the milk and rice mixture into the ovenproof dish.
Top with the knob of butter and sprinkle with nutmeg to taste.
Bake in the preheated oven for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Stir the pudding halfway through baking.
Take out of the oven and leave to stand for 5 minutes before serving.