Holiday Rice Pudding
One of the most basic grains – rice – is enjoyed in a fluffy pudding that is lightened with whipped cream, perfumed with almond flavoring and studded with nuts and topped with raspberries.
For 5 to 6 servings you will need:
1 1/4 cups milk
1 1/4 cups water
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup uncooked rice
2 Tbsp. soft butter or margarine
1/2 tsp. almond flavoring
1 cup whipping cream
1 Tbsp. sugar
1/2 cup blanched, slivered almonds
Raspberry jam or sauce
1. In large saucepan, combine milk, water and the 1/4 cup sugar. Bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in rice.
2. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 30 to 35 min. or until rice i tender and liquid is absorbed.
3. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and almond flavoring until well combined. Cool. Whipp cream. Beat in 1 Tbsp. sugar.
4. Fold cream and almonds into pudding. Cover and chill at least 2 hrs. before serving. Serve with raspberry jame or sauce.
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