Creamy Rice with Peaches

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Appears in
A Taste of Dreams

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1976

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In the peach season, this is a good lunchtime pudding as children and adults will both enjoy it and it will avoid the squabbles over who has a peach or whose peach is the biggest. It is a cold pudding which you can make in advance but with a delicious hot syrup poured over before you serve it.


  • 1 cup pudding rice
  • cups water
  • ¼ pint


Bring the water to the boil. Put the rice in and simmer until just tender, not really soft, still with a slight nutty bite to it. Drain the rice into a large sieve and rinse through with cold water. Cool completely. Whip the cream until fairly stiff. Stir into it the caster sugar, vanilla essence, the grated rind of the orange and lemon (the juice of which you are going to use later in the sauc