A Common Rice Pudding

bake 1 hour, gentle oven.


  • Rice, 6 oz.; in water, 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Milk, 1 quart: ¾ to 1 hour.
  • Sugar, 3 oz.
  • eggs, 3 large, or 4 small
  • flavouring of nutmeg, lemon-rind, or cinnamon:


Throw six ounces of rice into plenty of cold water, and boil it gently from eight to ten minutes; drain it well in a sieve or strainer, and put it into a clean saucepan with a quart of milk; let it stew until tender, sweeten it with three ounces of sugar, stir to it, gradually, three large, or four small eggs, beaten and strained; add grated nutmeg, lemon rind, or cinnamon to give it flavour, and bake it one hour in a gentle oven.