Rice Pudding with Butternut Squash and Sweet Milk Tea
The rice pudding, sweet milk tea, squash and apple can be refrigerated separately overnight. Store the toasted pecans at room temperature. Reheat the rice pudding gently, adding more milk as necessary before assembling.
Rice grits are available online from ansonmills.com.
Nutty, dried fruit–scented tawny ports are fantastic partners for fall-inspired desserts like this rice pudding with butternut squash and apple. Two to look for are Warre's Otima 10 Ten Year Old Tawny and Quinta do Infantado Tawny.