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vovo's (grandmother's) rice pudding

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Recipe by
Karen Walsh
Cumberland, RI

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

(1 rating)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For vovo's (grandmother's) rice pudding

  • 2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
    white sugar
  • 1 qt
    whole milk
  • 1
    orange peel
  • 1

How To Make vovo's (grandmother's) rice pudding

  • 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.

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