Junior Apricot & Orange Rice Pudding

Junior Apricot & Orange Rice Pudding

Running out of cereal and toast options to feed the little ones in the morning? Why not try this apricot and orange rice pudding? So fruity sweet, it’s sure to be the next breakfast favourite!

Junior Apricot & Orange Rice Pudding


  • 200 gshort-grain rice
  • 600 mlskimmed milk
  • Big pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 tbspclear honey (Plus extra to serve)
  • 140 gsoft ready-to-eat dried apricots (Roughly chopped)
  • 1orange zest and juice
  • 4 tbspunsweetened Greek yoghurt
  • Handful toasted sliced almonds



Put the rice, milk and nutmeg into a large microwaveable bowl. Cover with cling film, pierce it, then cook on High for 5 mins. Stir and leave to stand for 1 min, then return to the microwave for a further 5-6 mins or until the rice is cooked and all the milk absorbed. Remove from the microwave and stand for a further 2 mins.


Put the honey, apricots and orange juice into another microwaveable bowl and cook on High for 1 min until the apricots have plumped up. Stir the syrupy apricots, fromage frais and a pinch of orange zest into the rice. Serve straight away in bowls, topped with a sprinkling of almonds, a little more orange zest and a drizzle of honey to taste.


Junior Apricot & Orange Rice Pudding

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