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Danish Rice Pudding Recipe

Danish Rice Pudding Ingredients:

  • Danish Rice Pudding Recipe
    Danish Rice Pudding Recipe

    1 (1/4 oz.) envelope unflavored gelatin

  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 cup short-grain white rice, or arborio rice, uncooked
  • 7 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • a dash of salt
  • 1 cup heavy cream, for whipping
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup blanched almonds, chopped
  • 1 whole almond

How to make Danish Rice Pudding

  • Place 3 tablespoons water in a small bowl. Sprinkle gelatin over water. Let stand 3 minutes to soften gelatin. Warm mixture in microwave until gelatin dissolves, about 30 seconds.
  • Meanwhile, place 2 cups of the milk and the rice in a medium saucepan. Stir over moderate heat until the rice is tender, about 20 minutes. Stir in the dissolved gelatin, then the remaining 2 cups of milk, the dash of salt and the sugar.
  • Transfer the rice mixture to a large bowl. Freeze until mixture is cold and thickens but does is not set, stirring occasionally, about 45 minutes.
  • Whip the cream and vanilla until soft peaks form. Fold the whipped cream into the rice mixture. Fold in the 1/2 cup chopped almonds, and the one (1) whole almond. Place in a serving bowl and chill in rerigerator.
  • When ready to serve, spoon Ris ala mande into individual dessert bowls, and if desired, sprinkle a little ground cinnamon or nutmeg and sliced or slivered almonds over the top of each individual bowl and serve with Homemade Bing Cherry Sauce or a spoonful of canned cherry pie filling. Refrigerate any left-over pudding.
  • Danish Rice Pudding is ready to serve.

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