Christmas Rice with Pear

This wonderful dessert is flavoured with vanilla and brandy and enriched with cream.

Method

1.Bring the milk to the boil in a saucepan then stir in the rice and vanilla pod.
2.Cook, stirring for 5 minutes then cover and simmer very gently for 25 minutes until the rice is tender and the mixture has thickened.
3.Remove the vanilla pod and leave to cool.
4.Whip the cream until just floppy then fold into the rice with the brandy and sugar to taste. Layer up the rice and pear compote in a glass dish and sprinkle with cinnamon and crushed nuts. Chill until ready to serve.

Ingredients

Double Cream 140 ml
Cinnamon 1 tsp.
Pear Compote 350g
Caster Sugar 30g
Brandy 40 ml
Vanilla Pod ----
Pudding Rice 100g
Whole Milk 700 ml
Nuts Crushed 1 tbsp.

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