Ricecooker Rice Pudding

This is another in my 'things you can do with your ricecooker that aren't plain old boiled rice' series. And - once again - it's for Heidi! xo

DD8 and two friends from school go to Scouts and hot rice pudding is one of the things they l-o-v-e to have as a snack before they go - doesn't matter what the weather is! ;) In Denmark it's served with a knob of butter, cinnamon and sugar...




The following quantities makes just enough for 4 little mouths, though I tend to double the recipe...it disappears fast. In Denmark you only add the sugar when serving at the table. You can add it during the cooking process if you prefer. You'll need:
  • 1/2 cup pudding rice
  • a little bit of water
  • approx 2 pints or 1 liter of milk
Start by putting the rice (no need to wash it) into the ricecooker bowl and covering with a little water. I do this so that the rice doesn't stick to the bottom of the pot. Switch on and let it bubble for a little bit.



Then it's time to add in the milk. Don't pour the whole lot in at the start - just use about two-thirds.




Let the ricecooker work it's magic for about 30 minutes. You can open the lid and give it a stir from time to time if you're one of those types that likes to poke things ;) Add a drop more milk if you like.



When the milk has almost been absorbed you can switch off the ricecooker - it will continue to cook in the pot - yay, we're saving electricity! In the olden days, you would wrap the rice pudding pot in a blanket and put it in your bed... ;) Again, you can add a bit more milk - depends on the consistency that you want.


After about another 15/30 minutes my rice pudding looks like this...



For real Danish style rice pudding serve with a good sprinkling of kanel (cinnamon), a teaspoon of sukker (sugar) and en smørklat (a knob of butter). Velbekomme!



Hope you have a simply super Saturday! :)

5 comments:

liz said...

Think I might need to get a rice cooker! I had one when I lived in Japan but didn't think of rice pudding in it!

Sheryl said...

I love the way you are always showing us new things. I need to try some new things, we eat the same stuff over and over.

DIANE, DENMARK said...

Liz, I can thoroughly recommend getting one...makes cooking a breeze!

Sheryl, you're welcome! I'm looking forward to a change in the weather so that we can stop eating all this heavy, wintery stuff... :)

Sassy Jen said...

DH doesn't like how I use our cooker since I'm definitely the type that likes to poke at things;)

While I do love my rice pudding, I think I might try tapioca pudding next time. Do you think it will work?

DIANE, DENMARK said...

Jen, I'm pretty sure tapioca would work. Not something we eat here (or in Scotland). Let me know how you get on? :D