Baked Rice Pudding with Apricots

There are many ways to make rice pudding: on the stove, baked in the oven or a combination of the two. You can make the custard separate from the rice and combine them after and it can be so many different kinds of custards. The nice thing about a baked one is you can make it the night before to enjoy for a special breakfast the next day. Serve it with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon if you like.

Recipe courtesy Gale Gand
TOTAL TIME: 2 hr
Prep: 15 min
Inactive Prep: 1 hr
Cook: 45 min
 
YIELD: 6 to 8 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 3/4 cup raw short-grain rice (such as Arborio), rinsed in a colander until the water runs clear
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup diced dried apricots
  • 1/4 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and scraped
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
recipe tools
  • COMMENT ON THIS PROJECT

        

    Sign in

    All fields are required.

    E-mail Address:

    Password:

    Remember me on this computer

    Signing in

    Please enter your email address and we will send your password

    E-mail Address

    Your password has been sent and should arrive in your mailbox very soon.

    Not a member?

    Sign up for My Cooking Channel to share photos, show off your style, and connect to an enthusiastic and helpful community.

    It's free and easy.

  • Print Recipe

Directions

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.

In a covered heavy saucepan, bring the rice, milk, apricots, vanilla scrapings, and lemon zest to a simmer over medium heat. Immediately reduce the heat to as low as possible, cover tightly, and simmer gently, stirring occasionally, until the rice is very tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Turn off the heat.

Stir the sugar into the cooked rice mixture. Stir in the egg yolks. Pour the rice pudding into a greased baking dish and bake for 20 minutes until slightly browned on the top. Remove from the oven and let cool. Chill until ready to serve.

COMMENT ON THIS PROJECT

    

Sign in

All fields are required.

E-mail Address:

Password:

Remember me on this computer

Signing in

Please enter your email address and we will send your password

E-mail Address

Your password has been sent and should arrive in your mailbox very soon.

Not a member?

Sign up for My Cooking Channel to share photos, show off your style, and connect to an enthusiastic and helpful community.

It's free and easy.

Review This Recipe

You must be logged in to review this recipe.

Advertisement

On TV

*ALL TIMES EASTERN
ON AIR
NOW
TONIGHT
10:00
PM

Get Cooking Channel on your TV.