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Rice Pudding with Cherries

Servings: 4
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3 cups whole milk
3/4 cup uncooked white rice
1/2 cup dried cherries (dried in sugar and rehydrated in water or
a mixture of warm brandy and water)
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup heavy cream
Fresh raspberries or berries of your choice
Whipped cream
Mint sprigs

Place milk in a saucepan; add ground cinnamon and vanilla extract, stirring well to avoid
scorching the milk. Add uncooked white rice and cook for 1 hour while the rice absorbs the

Add dried cherries and sugar; stir until well blended.

Cool pudding in a bowl of ice water. Whip heavy cream and fold into the rice mixture. This
can be refrigerated in a covered container until ready to serve.

To serve, place pudding in stemmed dessert glasses about two-thirds of the way up. Add a layer of
fresh raspberries, cherries, strawberries or other type of berries and another layer of pudding mixture.
Finish with a dollap of whipped cream and a mint sprig.

Source: DianasDesserts.com
Date: May 25, 2002