Creamed Vanilla Rice with sultanas and apricots

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Appears in
A Taste of Australia: The Bathers Pavilion Cookbook

By Victoria Alexander and Genevieve Harris

Published 1995

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This rice pudding can also be served as a dessert. Toasted slivered almonds sprinkled over the top add an interesting contrast to the rich creamy rice.


  • 2 cups (310 g/10 oz) short grain rice
  • 2


SOAK THE RICE in water for 30 minutes, then rinse it under running water. Melt the butter in a saucepan over a low heat and add the rice. Simmer for a few minutes, stirring, so that the rice does not stick to the pan. Add the milk, vanilla beans and sugar. Simmer, stirring occasionally.

WHILE THE RICE IS COOKING, chop the dried apricots into small dice. Add the sultanas an