Spiced Pear Rice Pud
A creamy, warming rice pudding
Made with risotto rice + scrummy squishy pear!
- 200 ml/7 fl oz baby’s usual milk (plus extra if needed)
- 25 g/1 oz risotto rice
- ½ teaspoon mixed spice
- 1 ripe pear, peeled, cored and chopped
- Pour the milk into a small saucepan and stir in the rice. Bring the milk almost to the boil, then reduce the heat, cover with a lid and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring frequently, until the rice starts to soften.
- Add the mixed spice and pear, stir well and continue to cook, covered, for 15 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent the rice sticking to the bottom of the pan.
- Using the back of a fork, mash the rice pudding until almost smooth, adding a little extra milk if necessary. Alternatively, purée in a food processor or using a hand blender.
Swap This For That
Swap pears for mango, peach, apple or banana. Tinned + frozen fruit are also great options!
Give your little one cooked pear fingers or sticks of soft fruit to help them learn to feed themselves
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