Portuguese Rice Pudding

    1 hour 5 min

    My mum would always make this delicious, creamy rice pudding and sprinkle cinnamon on top before serving.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 200g (7 oz) caster sugar
    • 1.4L (2 3/8 pints) semi skimmed milk
    • 200g (7 oz) uncooked white rice
    • 2 eggs, beaten

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

    1. In a large saucepan over high heat, combine sugar and milk. When bubbles form at the edges, stir in rice and reduce heat to medium low. Cook 60 minutes, stirring often, until rice is tender. Do not allow to boil.
    2. Remove from heat and vigorously stir in beaten eggs, a little at a time, until well incorporated. Serve warm.

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    I've made this recipe many times and always get compliments on it. I sometimes add a bit of vanilla too.  -  15 Sep 2008


    Very good my gran use to make it  -  15 Sep 2008


    Yummy! amazing recipe, perfect for those of us that dont like baked rice pud. I added vanilla and nutmeg and i also quatered the recipe and it was still lovely  -  24 Sep 2011