Ancient Swedish Rice Pudding

told to my mom by a very old lady at the Swedish Vasa lodge in the 1970s who said it was her old family recipe I added the almond according to tradition Serve this on Christmas Eve Whoever gets the almond will have good luck all year

Cuisine: English

Main Ingredient: Rice

Category: Dessert

Difficulty: 1/10

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Ancient Swedish Rice Pudding

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1/2 cupLong grain rice
1/4 teaspoonSalt
1 cupWater
4 cupsWhole Milk
4eggs; separated
1 cupSugar
1 tbsCornstarch
1whole shelled almond


11 Cook rice and salt in the water (simmer it) until water is absorbed (15-20 mins).
2 2 Add milk, bring to almost boiling, cook until creamy.
3 3 In a bowl, beat the egg yolks with ? cup (ONLY) of the sugar, adding the sugar gradually, then mix in the cornstarch.
4 4 Pour a little of the hot millk mixture into the egg mixture, and mix, then dump the egg mixture into the pot of milk mixture.
5 5 Cook (but don't boil) 5 mins, stirring, then add the almond.
6 6 Put in a casserole dish, and put that in a baking dish that has an inch of water in it. Bake at 350? for an hour, stirring occasionally.
7 7 Then beat egg whites with the remaining ? c sugar till stiff. Spread this on the rice pudding. Bake about 10 mins or until browned at 400?. Chill and serve cold.
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