This creamy condensed milk rice pudding is easy, comforting, scrumptious and is made from next to nothing! So for those on a budget this will be perfect!
SERVES 8 // PREP TIME 5 min // COOK TIME 1 hour
½ cup long-grain bonnet rice
2 cups water
Zest of 1 lemon
1 cinnamon stick
2 cups full cream milk
1 × 385 g tin sweetened condensed milk
1 tsp vanilla essence
Ground cinnamon, to serve
1. Place the rice, water, zest and cinnamon stick in a pot over medium-low heat and cook for 15 minutes, covered, until the rice is soft.
2. Remove the cinnamon stick and drain off any excess water.
3. Add milk, condensed milk and vanilla. Cook mixture uncovered over low heat for about 45 minutes, stirring often, until thick and creamy.
4. Divide the rice pudding mixture between serving glasses and sprinkle with cinnamon to serve.
Top tip: For an even creamier pudding, use short grain rice such as sushi or pudding rice.
Recipes & styling: Marizka du Toit
Photography: Jurie Senekal
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