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Friday, July 22, 2011

Easy Peasy Rice Pudding

Do you like rice pudding but hate all the mussin and fussin involved with making it????  Well then this recipe is for you.  All you need is a crockpot, a spoon, and the ingredients.  Sounds easy huh?

So lets get started, first lets gather up what we shall need:
These ingredients can be cut in half if you have a smaller crock pot(I have a small 1.5 quart I make mine in)
Crock Pot, at least 2.5 quart
Measuring cup
Measuring Spoons

1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 cup chopped, dried apricots (optional)
1/4 cup dried cranberries or cherries (optional)
1 tsp. vanilla
Pinch of salt
3 Tbsp. cold margarine(I used Squeeze butter because that is all I had on hand)
1 cup sugar
1 cup uncooked rice
2 qts. (8 cups) vanilla soy milk(I have also used homemade Rice Milk...RICE MILK RECIPE and homemade Oat Milk, if lends a slightly different taste, ALL GOOD)

OK have you gathered everything???
Good now lets start.................

Step 1: Pour milk into Crock Pot

Step 2: Add Rice

Step 3: Add salt

Step 4: Add sugar

Step 5: Add Cinnamon

Step 6: Add vanilla

Step 7: Add butter

Step 8: Add dried apricots (Sorry no pic, family doesn't like dried apricots)
Step 9: Add dried cranberries or cherries(Sorry again about no pic, family doesn't like dried cranberries or cherries)

Step 10: Stir well 

Step 11: Cover Crock Pot  

Step 12: Cook on HIGH for 1.5 to 3 hours or until desired thickness is achieved, stirring every hour.

Step 13:  After cooking you can either serve warm or refrigerate until cold. We like our cold so into the fridge went the Crock Pot. 

Oh the agony of waiting........................................

After it is good and cold, that is if you like it cold, the torture is over!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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