Creamy Chocolate Rice Pudding with Dried Cherries
2 cups milk
¼ cup honey
4 oz chopped dark chocolate
½ cup whipping cream
1 large egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
½ cup dried cherries, chopped (or dried cranberries or blueberries)
Optional: sliced hazelnuts or almonds
Cook rice according to package directions.
In a medium saucepan, mix together milk, honey, and cooked rice. Cook over medium heat until boiling, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium-low and continue cooking for about 15 minutes, stirring often until thickened. Add chocolate and mix until melted through.
Whisk egg and cream together. Vigorously stir in a small amount of the hot mixture then transfer everything into the saucepan. Stir well and bring back to a boil. Turn off heat and stir in vanilla and dried cherries. Serve warm with a garnish of whipped cream and sliced nuts.
To serve cold, portion into ramekins or small dessert dishes and press top with plastic wrap to prevent a skin from forming and refrigerate. Garnish with whipped cream, nuts and dried cherries. Best served same day as rice will get firm if refrigerated over night.Download Printable Version
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 8g
Total Carbohydrates 35g