A delicious baked rice recipe for the family.


  • 2 ½ cups milk

  • 1 cup cream

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Zest of one orange

  • ½ cup risotto rice (or other short grain variety)

  • Nutmeg, to grate over the top


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 160C.

  • 2.

    Place a large saucepan over medium heat and add milk, cream, sugar, vanilla and orange zest. Stir regularly and bring to the boil.

  • 3.

    When the milk has just boiled pour mixture into an oven proof baking dish.

  • 4.

    Place baking dish into a high-sided roasting tray and pour in enough hot water to come half way up the baking dish. It is easier to do this on the oven shelf than try to move the roasting dish full of water into the oven.

  • 5.

    Grate fresh nutmeg over the top of the rice dish and bake for 1 ½ to 2 hours stirring occasionally during the first hour.

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Posted by CherzReport
This recipe is supposed to be easy..yeh sure..we all are scratching our heads when to add the rice???
Little hint here when you put a recipe make sure it is correct.
Posted by Kellie56Report
Hmmmm, so what about the rice? One would assume the rice is in the baking dish and you pour over the milk mixture but ...............
Posted by bomeretteReport
Can cooked rice be used