Mascarpone Pudding

The secret to this dessert lies in slowly cooking the rice until the grains are tender. Ricotta cheese can be substituted for the mascarpone.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 55 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups milk
  • 1 cup long-grain rice
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 cup mascarpone
  • ½ cup sliced almonds

Directions

  • In a medium-size saucepan, combine the milk and the rice. Stir in the cinnamon. Bring to a boil, uncovered, over medium heat. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 25 minutes until cooked through, stirring occasionally.
  • In a bowl, stir the vanilla extract into the heavy cream. Add to the rice, stirring to combine. Continue cooking over low heat until the rice is tender. Remove from the heat.
  • Stir in the sugar and mascarpone. Spoon into dessert dishes and chill. Garnish with almonds.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups milk
  • 1 cup long-grain rice
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 cup mascarpone
  • ½ cup sliced almonds

Directions

  • In a medium-size saucepan, combine the milk and the rice. Stir in the cinnamon. Bring to a boil, uncovered, over medium heat. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 25 minutes until cooked through, stirring occasionally.
  • In a bowl, stir the vanilla extract into the heavy cream. Add to the rice, stirring to combine. Continue cooking over low heat until the rice is tender. Remove from the heat.
  • Stir in the sugar and mascarpone. Spoon into dessert dishes and chill. Garnish with almonds.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories480
Total Fat39g
Saturated Fat21g
Cholesterol100mg
Sodium60mg
Total Carbohydrate28g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars8g
Protein9g