As we all known Lebanese cuisine is famous in the Arab world. So here Lebanese women are welcome to try “Spiced puddings with saffron apricots Recipe”.  Enjoy this delicious Lebanese food and learn how to make “Spiced puddings with saffron apricots Recipe.”

Ingredients

375ml (1 1/2 cups) pouring cream
155g (3/4 cup) caster sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom seeds, crushed
875ml (3 1/2 cups) milk
135g (3/4 cup) rice flour
1 1/2 tbs cornflour (see note)
55g (1/3 cup) unsalted pistachio kernels, coarsely chopped

Saffron apricots

200g dried apricots, halved
500ml (2 cups) boiling water
Large pinch of saffron threads
140g (2/3 cup) caster sugar

Method

To make the saffron apricots, place the apricot and boiling water in a large heatproof bowl. Sprinkle with the saffron. Set aside for 3-4 hours or until the apricot is plump.
Place the apricot and boiling water in a large heatproof bowl to make the saffron apricots. Sprinkle with the saffron. Set aside for 3 to 4 hours apricot is plump.

Transfer the apricot mixture to a saucepan. Add the sugar and place over medium heat. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves. Simmer for 5 minutes or until the apricot is tender. Set aside to cool. Cover and place in the fridge.

Combine cream, sugar, cardamom seeds and 560ml (2 1/4 cups) of milk in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring just to a simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves. Whisk the remaining milk, rice flour and cornflour in a medium heatproof bowl until smooth.

Gradually whisk 375ml (1 1/2 cups) of cream mixture into the rice flour mixture to make a paste. Return to the saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until the mixture boils and is smooth and thick. Set aside to cool. Divide among six 300ml-capacity serving glasses. Cover and place in the fridge for 4 hours to chill.