Winter Warmers: Apple and Toffee Rice Pudding

Winter Warmers: Apple and Toffee Rice Pudding

With the weather only set to get colder we’re all looking for something hearty and delicious to warm our tummies.

Rice pudding is a traditional dessert but Kanzi apples have added some zing to it by using apples and toffee in the recipe, enjoy!

Rice Pudding with Roasted Apples and Toffee Sauce

Serves: 4

For the apples:

4 Kanzi apples, peeled, core removed and cut into 8 wedges

25g butter

1tbsp brown sugar

1 tsp cinnamon

2 cloves

1 cardamom pod

1 vanilla pod, split

Zest and juice of 2 orange

For the rice pudding:

20g butter

90g pudding rice

50g caster sugar

1 litre semi skimmed milk

1 tsp vanilla extract

A grating of nutmeg


Pre heat the oven to 170oc

To cook the apples, place them in an oven proof dish along with the butter, brown sugar, spices, vanilla pod, orange juice and zest. Toss everything together then place it into the oven for 20-30 minutes until the apples are tender.

Now make the rice pudding. Heat the butter in pan and add the rice. Stir, coating all the grains of rice in the butter. Add the sugar, milk, vanilla and a grating of nutmeg. Bring everything up to a simmer and cook gently, stirring occasionally for 30-35 minutes until the rice is cooked.

When the apples are soft, take half of them and place in a blender. Blend into a fine puree, then stir it through the rice pudding.

Serve the apple rice with the roasted apple wedges and a little of the cooking syrup.

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