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When the weather is cold and grey, what better way to warm up than with a classic feel-good pud? This Slimming World rice pudding is a slow-cooked old school sensation – with a twist! Topped with a sprinkling of spice and a fruity flourish, it’s the perfect partner for a cosy night in.

Of course, you can make plain rice pudding if you prefer. Simply skip the spice and mango and enjoy a brilliantly simple bowlful.

Pudding? On the Slimming World plan?

Yes, you can have cake and sweet treats with Slimming World – and still lose weight! We don’t believe in ‘banned’ foods, so you can enjoy your favourite treats in moderation, or sample a slimming-friendly version from our recipe collection (we’ve got everything from cheesecakes and pancakes to trifles and tarts). Slimming World members will find more than 250 delicious dessert recipes on the website, as well as lots of tasty ideas in group. Find out more here.

Slimming World rice pudding

serves 4
3 Syns per serving
ready in 2 hours 10 minutes

What you need:

low-calorie cooking spray
100g plain dried pudding rice
2 level tbsp sweetener granules
650ml skimmed milk
1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg, plus extra to decorate
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 mango, peeled, stone removed and sliced

Top tip: If you fancy adding a seasonal spin to your Slimming World rice pudding, swap the cinnamon and nutmeg for 2 tsp home-made pumpkin spice mix – you’ll find the recipe here.

What you do:

1. Preheat your oven to 150°C/fan 130°C/gas 2 and lightly spray a medium baking dish with low-calorie cooking spray.

2. Put the rice in a large sieve and rinse under cold water for 1-2 minutes. Drain and transfer to the baking dish. Add the sweetener and pour over the milk. Stir well, then sprinkle over the spices.

3. Bake the pudding for 1 hour, then stir and return to the oven for 30 minutes. Stir again, then bake for a further 30 minutes, or until lightly browned. Serve warm in cups or bowls, with a little grated nutmeg and the mango.

MORE ON THE BLOG: Are you in the mood for cake instead? Sample a slice of our slim-safe cake collection here

MORE FOR MEMBERS: Fancy something different? Take your pick from our member-exclusive pudding recipes, including:
autumn trifles
winter fruit sundaes
toffee apple brûlées
spiced apple and plum crumble

Find out more about joining Slimming World here.

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