Recipes

Creamy Apricot Rice Pudding

Recipe submitted by: Dani Gurrie

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Wonderful, tasty and full of flavour.
 
cook 10 minutes
cook 25 minutes
cook Serves 8

What's in it

Ingredients

2 cups water

½ teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus more for garnish

2 (2-inch long) pieces of orange rind

1 cup long grain white rice

4 cups milk

¾ cup sugar

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

½ cup chopped dried apricots

How to cook it

Directions

  • Place the water and salt in a large saucepan over high heat.
  • Place the water and salt in a large saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil, then add the 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, the orange rind pieces, and rice, then return to a boil.
  • Cover the rice, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the lid from the rice and stir in the milk and sugar. Cook the rice, stirring occasionally until it begins to thicken.
  • Stir in the vanilla and apricots. Sprinkle the rice with cinnamon, then serve warm or chilled.