Basic Recipe

Whole Rice Mould

Preparation info

  • 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      4 hr

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About


  • 6 oz. rice
  • 1 qt. milk
  • 3 oz.


Wash the rice and put it with the milk into a double saucepan, or a thick pan standing over a very low heat. Simmer very gently, with the lid on the pan to prevent undue evaporation. Stir occasionally to prevent the rice from settling on the bottom of the pan, and cook until the rice is quite tender and the milk almost absorbed. Sweeten to taste, add flavouring if required, stir in the butter i