Italian recipes: rice & figs pudding

Italian recipes: rice & figs pudding

Autumn has come! Although here in Italy is mostly mild and nice, we need something sweet to cheer up during those typical gloomy days. Let’s prepare a lovely dessert with figs!

Ingredients

  • 200gr of rice
  • 1lt of milk
  • 10 fresh figs
  • 4 eggs
  • 160gr of sugar
  • 3 tablespoons of rhum
  • a little butter
  • 1 pinch of salt

Preparation

Boil the rice in the milk with a pince of salt until it will absorbe all the liquid. Remove from heat and let it cool down.

Peel the figs, dice them and put them in the rice. Add sugar, rhum and eggs. Mix well.

Pour the mixture in a greased mold, or in four individual small molds, and cook in water bath in the oven for about one hour.

Let the pudding cool down, remove from the mould and serve it decorating it with some figs or bitter chocolate sauce.

Autumn will be sweet this way!

Source: Buttalapasta

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