Drain and combine with the milk, sugar
Turn mixture into a casserole.
Bake in a preheated oven for 2 hours,
stir occasionally during the first hour.
Sprinkle the baked rice with grated
nutmeg or ground cinnamon.
Serve hot or cold as an accompaniment
to Dried Fruit Compote.
To store - Keep cover in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
To vary - Add 1 tbsp of finely grated
lemon rind at step 1 and 2. Add 2 tbsp of sultanas at step 1 to 2.
Before step 2, line the bottom of the casserole with slices of apple
sprinkled with cinnamon, then spoon the rice mixture on top.
This is one of those wonderful
'nursery' desserts appreciated by children and adults alike. It is also
a delicious way to stock up on the energy giving carbohydrates of rice
and the protein and calcium found in skimmed milk - you might even try
Creamy Rice for breakfast ! With a microwave oven, the dessert can be
prepared in less than a quarter of the time.