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Cherry Rice Cream

No recipe image available.Creamy rice pudding served topped with a cherry sauce laced with crème de cassis.

Recipe Ingredients:

3/4 cup uncooked rice
1/4 cup granulated sugar
4 cups milk
1/3 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1 large egg yolk, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup whipping cream, whipped
1 (16-ounce) can pitted black Bing cherries with liquid
2 tablespoons crème de cassis (black currant liqueur)
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon water

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine rice, sugar and milk in large saucepan. Bring to a boil; simmer uncovered, stirring frequently, 30 to 35 minutes or until thick and creamy.
  2. Remove from heat; gradually stir in pecans, egg yolk, and vanilla. Cool to room temperature.
  3. Fold in whipped cream; cover and refrigerate.
  4. Combine cherries and liquid with liqueur in small saucepan; simmer, stirring, 5 minutes.
  5. Dissolve cornstarch in water; add to saucepan and cook, stirring, 1 minute or until thickened.
  6. Serve rice cream in shallow serving dish topped with cherry mixture.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of the USA Rice Federation.