Vovo's (grandmother's) Rice Pudding Recipe

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Vovo's (Grandmother's) Rice pudding

Karen Walsh

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@walsh88

My grandmother made this recipe all the time. My mother tweaked just a little. Every time I make it I think of my grandmother.


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Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

2 c
water
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
rice
3/4 c
white sugar
1 qt
whole milk
1
orange peel
1
egg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In medium saucepan add the water and salt. Heat until boiling.
2
Add the rice and cook for 10 minutes medium low heat.
3
Add sugar, milk and washed orange peel.(The orange flavor depends on the amount of peel you add. I like a little orange flavor, my mother likes it a little stronger. You may substitute vanilla for the orange, but the vanilla needs to added after cooking)
4
Boil for an hour on medium low heat,stirring frequently.
5
Remove from heat and remove the orange peel.
6
Beat a room temperature egg and slowly temper with the rice mixture. This prevents the egg from scrambling in the hot rice mixture.
7
Once the egg is tempered add to the rice mixture and stir until the rice mixture is a very pale yellow, you may also add the vanilla at this time.
8
Transfer to bowl and allow to cool. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.
9
Maybe served hot or cold.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings