Sweet rice in milk

Serves: 6

150g rice
1 ½ litres ( 48 fl oz) milk
1 cup (200g ) sugar
3 egg yolks
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
powdered cinnamon

Put the rice and the milk in a saucepan and let it soak for 4 hours.
Add half of the sugar and cook over moderate heat for 12 minutes.
Meanwhile, whisk the yolks with the rest of the sugar in a bowl.

Add the hot mixture to the whisked yolks slowly and cook over moderate heat for 2 more minutes stirring continuously until it is thick and creamy. Cool.
Spoon into individual glass dessert dishes, sprinkled with some powdered cinnamon.