Danish Rice Pudding with Almonds

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This is a Christmas favorite that allow us to enjoy the wonderful rich flavors and festive colors of this dessert. It is a rice pudding like no other. On Christmas it is a tradition to add a whole almond to the bowl. The one who gets it, wins a prize.

1
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 40 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk

  • cup Arborio rice

  • ¼ cup chopped blanched almonds

  • ¼ cup sherry

  • ½ (.25 ounce) envelope unflavored gelatin

  • cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • 1 (12 ounce) package frozen raspberries - thawed and drained

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, bring the milk to a boil, and then add rice. Reduce heat to simmer, and continue cooking for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, and set aside to cool to room temperature.

  2. In a small saucepan, mix the sherry and gelatin; stir over low heat until the gelatin is dissolved. Stir in the sugar until completely dissolved, and then stir in vanilla. Stir into the rice with the chopped almonds. Refrigerate.

  3. Pour cream into a bowl, and whip until light and fluffy soft peaks appear. Fold into chilled rice pudding. Serve in small bowls, topped with frozen raspberries.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

364 Calories
19g Fat
41g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 364
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 53mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 28g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 10mg 48%
Calcium 144mg 11%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 267mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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