Rice pudding

Rice pudding

This old-fashioned baked rice pudding is a classic dessert – creamy, comforting and infused with vanilla. Here's how to get it spot on every time
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  • Serves: 5 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat the oven to 150C/fan 130C/gas 2. Butter a 1.5-litre ovenproof dish. Gently heat the sugar, milk and cream in a pan until just below simmering. Stir in the butter, rice and vanilla, then carefully tip into the baking dish.
  2. Step 2

    Bake for 30 minutes then stir well and bake for another 30 minutes. Take out and stir again then return to the oven for a final 30 minutes without stirring. By this time the rice should be tender and creamy with a golden top. Serve hot with jam, if you like.