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danish rice pudding

a recipe by
Leila Rockwell
Sublimity, OR

When I worked at the high school this recipe was one of the students favorite desserts. I am posting this recipe and hoping it will be enjoyed by the Senior group also.

serves 100
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For danish rice pudding

  • 1 qt
    rice, uncooked
  • 1 qt
    dry milk powder
  • 7 1/2 qt
  • 2 qt
    sugar, granulated
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
    gelatin, unflavored
  • 3 c
    cold water to soften gelatin
  • 1 gal
    whipped topping
  • 3 # 10 can
    red cherries (frozen)
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 -1/2 qt
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 gal
    juice drained from cherries (plus water)

How To Make danish rice pudding

  • 1
    I think you could use 7 1/2 quarts of milk in place of the dry milk powder and water.
  • 2
    The day before, add milk and water or ( milk ) to rice. Cook in oven at 350*, covered tightly, for 1 hour or until done.
  • 3
    Add sugar, salt and margarine to cooked rice. Soften gelatin in cold water: then add to rice mixture Cook just long enough to incorporate all ingredients. Cool
  • 4
    Day of serving, fold whipped topping into cooked rice mixture. Serve with # 16 scoop and top with cherry sauce.
  • 5
    DIRECTIONS FOR CHERRY SAUCE Drain juice from cherries. Add water to juice to make needed amount of liquid.
  • 6
    Add sugar, salt and cornstarch to juice. Cook until thick and clear. Add cherries. Stir to mix all cherries and juice together. Cool Serve with # 30 scoop