Rice Pudding
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This creamy rice pudding is accented with hints of orange blossom and orange zest.
Servings: 6 cups
  • 2 cups long-grain rice
  • 2[1/2] cups water
  • 3[1/2] cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 TB. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. orange zest
  • 3 TB. orange blossom water
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  1. In a large, 3-quart pot over medium heat, bring long-grain rice and 3 cups water to a simmer for 30 minutes.
  2. Add whole milk, heavy cream, and sugar to rice, and simmer, stirring intermittently, for 20 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in remaining [1/2] cup water. While stirring pudding, slowly pour in cornstarch mixture, add orange zest and orange blossom water, and simmer for 5 more minutes.
  4. Pour pudding into a serving bowl or individual serving dishes, and cool at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  5. Dust top of pudding with cinnamon, and serve at room temperature or refrigerate and serve cold.
Tasty Tip
Instead of the orange zest and orange blossom water, you can substitute 1 vanilla bean. Scrape out the inside of the vanilla bean and add to the pudding when you add the cornstarch.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 412 Fat: 19g Saturated fat: 12g Carbohydrates: 56g Sodium: 81mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 6g Cholesterol: 71mg
Recipe by Dedemed at https://dedemed.com/mediterranean/mediterranean-rice-pudding-recipe/