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Rice Pudding with Cherries

Breads & Desserts


1 cup uncooked long-grain white rice
1 1/2 cups milk
1 1/2 cups water
1/2 tsp. salt
1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
2/3 cup dried cherries
2 Tbsp. heavy cream
2 Tbsp. vanilla extract
Ground nutmeg, for garnish (optional)


Using a double-boiler over lightly simmering water, combine rice, milk, water and salt. Cover and cook until rice is tender. Stir in condensed milk, cherries and heavy cream. Continue to cook, stirring frequently, about 20 minutes or until pudding thickens slightly. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Sprinkle with nutmeg when serving, if desired.


From “Mississippi Church Suppers,” Great American Publishers

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