James Martin's amaretto peaches & vanilla rice

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Amaretto peaches with sweet vanilla rice
Amaretto peaches with sweet vanilla rice
  • Serves: 4

  • Cooking time:

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

Try this delicious rice pudding dessert with peaches and sweet vanilla from celeb chef James Martin


  • 1(410g) can peach halves, in natural juice, drained
  • 1 (425g) can creamed rice pudding
  • 50g amaretto biscuits, lightly crushed
  • 25g butter, softened
  • 25g soft brown sugar
  • 1 egg yoke
  • 4tbsp amaretto liquor
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

You can drain the juice from canned peaches and thicken with flour to make a fruit sauce for ice cream or pancakes.


  1. Preheat the oven 180°C (350°F/gas mark 5).
  2. Cream the butter and sugar in a bowl with wooden spoon, add the egg yoke, half the liquor and biscuits and mix well.
  3. Mix the rice pudding with the vanilla extract and divide between 4 ramekins.
  4. Place a peach half, cut side up, on the top of the rice and spoon the amaretto mixture into the hole where the stone was. Drizzle over the remaining amaretto.
  5. Place in the middle of the oven and bake for 8-10 mins, until the top is lightly golden and bubbling. To serve, sit the ramekin on a small plate with a couple of amaretto biscuits on the side.

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Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 363(kcal)
  • Fat 13.0g
  • Saturates 5.4g
  • Sugars 30.9g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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