Monday, December 14, 2009

{On The 10th Day Of Christmas}

Christmas Rice Pudding

This recipe is known among Swedish folks as "grut". You can eat it with cream poured over it & or a cinnamon stick and one almond in the rice before serving. Whoever found the almond was supposed to get married next, according to tradition.

6-8 Servings
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 70 min.


* 1-3/4 cups uncooked long grain rice

* 2 cups water

* 4 cups milk

* 1-1/2 cups sugar

* 1 teaspoon salt

* 1/4 cup butter, cubed

* Sliced almonds and ground cinnamon, optional


•In a saucepan, combine the rice and water. Simmer for 10 minutes; add

milk and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for

60-70 minutes or until rice is tender. Add sugar, salt and butter;

mix well. Spoon into small bowls or dessert dishes. Garnish with

almonds and sprinkle with cinnamon if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.

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