Apricot Rice Pudding

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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins

 150 g Short Grain Rice
 250 ml Double Cream/ Full Fat Cream
 250 ml Full Fat Milk
 2 tbsp Sugar
 1 Vanilla Pod
 16 Dried Apricot
 1 Cinnamon Stick
 ½ Lemon
 2 tsp Rose Water
 2 tsp Orange Blossom Water
 50 g Shelled Pistachios, Roughly Chopped
 2 tbsp Food-Grade Rose Petals

1

Add the rice in a medium-sized, heavy-based pan, then pour in the cream, milk, sugar and vanilla pod.

2

Bring to boil over a medium heat, then reduce the heat until the milk is bubbling gently. Allow to simmer for 25 minutes, giving it occasional stir.

3

Fill another pan with 300ml water, add dried apricots, cinnamon stick and half lemon. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes.

4

When the rice is soft, remove the vanilla pod and stir in the rose water and orange blossom water.

5

Divide the rice pudding between four bowls. Spoon four apricots into each bowl with some juice from the pan. Scatter over the pistachios and a few rose petals and it’s ready to serve.

Ingredients

 150 g Short Grain Rice
 250 ml Double Cream/ Full Fat Cream
 250 ml Full Fat Milk
 2 tbsp Sugar
 1 Vanilla Pod
 16 Dried Apricot
 1 Cinnamon Stick
 ½ Lemon
 2 tsp Rose Water
 2 tsp Orange Blossom Water
 50 g Shelled Pistachios, Roughly Chopped
 2 tbsp Food-Grade Rose Petals

Directions

1

Add the rice in a medium-sized, heavy-based pan, then pour in the cream, milk, sugar and vanilla pod.

2

Bring to boil over a medium heat, then reduce the heat until the milk is bubbling gently. Allow to simmer for 25 minutes, giving it occasional stir.

3

Fill another pan with 300ml water, add dried apricots, cinnamon stick and half lemon. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes.

4

When the rice is soft, remove the vanilla pod and stir in the rose water and orange blossom water.

5

Divide the rice pudding between four bowls. Spoon four apricots into each bowl with some juice from the pan. Scatter over the pistachios and a few rose petals and it’s ready to serve.

Apricot Rice Pudding

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