Ingredients: to serve four
3 oz / 75g pudding rice
2 oz / 50g sugar
1 pint / 600 ml milk
1 drop vanilla essence
Wash the rice and then boil in a pint of water for 5 minutes, leave to stand for 10 minutes.
Beat together the sugar, milk and eggs with a drop of vanilla essence.
Drain the rice and add the rice to the beaten mixture.
Place the mixture in an ovenproof bowl and sprinkle nutmeg on top.
gas mark 4 350°F 180°C
Stand the bowl in a tray of water in the oven. The water should come half way up the bowl.
Bake for 1 ½ hours or until just set.
Add 2 oz or 50g chocolate, melted in the microwave on low, and beaten into the mixture before baking.