Rice Pudding with Fresh Fruit
This is no ordinary rice pudding. Amaretto-infused rice pudding layered with fresh fruit in parfait glasses and garnished with toasted sliced almonds. A gluten-free dessert.
2 cups cooked rice
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup heavy cream
1 cup milk
2 large egg yolks, beaten
1 large stick cinnamon
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 tablespoon Amaretto or other almond liqueur
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup fresh fruit
1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds for garnish
Fresh mint leaves for garnish
- Combine rice, sugar, salt, cream, milk, egg yolks and cinnamon in medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat until thick and creamy, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; remove cinnamon stick. Stir in butter, Amaretto and vanilla; cool.
- To serve, alternate fresh fruit with rice pudding in parfait glasses. Garnish with almonds and mint leaves.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of the USA Rice Federation.