Spiced Orange Rice Pudding

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Serves: 4 - 6
Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 90 minutes


  • 150g basmati rice
  • 1 litre skimmed milk
  • 250ml single cream
  • 75g caster sugar
  • grated zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 cardamom pods, crushed


  1. Pre-heat your oven to 160C/gas mark 3.
  2. Pop the milk, cream, caster sugar, orange juice and vanilla into a saucepan and gently
  3. bring to the boil over a low heat.
  4. Meanwhile pour the rice into the buttered oven dish along with the nutmeg, cinnamon, cardamom and orange zest, fold the spices into the rice.
  5. Pour the hot sweet milky mixture over the rice, cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes, stirring with a wooden spoon after 20 minutes.
  6. Remove the foil and continue to cook for
  7. a further 20 minutes until most of the liquid has absorbed into the rice.
  8. Leave to cool slightly and serve with a dollop of your favorite preserve. If you like a crispy skin on your rice pudding you can always pop the pudding under a hot grill with a little dusting of icing sugar until it browns.

Serve with your favourite Truly Irresistible preserve. Enjoy!

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