Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding

  • 6 cups Milk or cream
  • 1 cup Medium grain rice
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • ¼ tsp Ground nutmeg

Combine milk, sugar, rice and butter in a large pot.
Heat over medium heat, stirring frequently, until bubbles form around the edge of the pot.
Cover and reduce heat tlow; continue tsimmer for 1 hour or until rice is very tender, stirring occasionally.
Add vanilla tcooked mixture.
Remove from heat and refrigerate for approximately 3 hours, or until chilled through.
Serve in dessert bowls and sprinkle each serving with a pinch of nutmeg.

Makes 8 servings.

For a creamier version, omit butter from recipe. Beat 1 cup of whipping cream in a separate bowl until soft peaks form. Fold whipped cream into cooled rice pudding mixture.