Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 20 mins
Our family recipe. My mom use to make this fabulous rice pudding as long as I remember. It is delicious warm or cold as meal. Make sure you use short grain rice.
- 1 cup short-grain rice (risotto type)
- 3 cups milk
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 2 eggs, separated
- 1⁄3 cup granulated sugar
- 14 ounces peach halves in syrup
- In a medium saucepan bring the milk, rice cinnamon stick and butter to simmer over low heat. Let it simmer uncovered for 20 minutes until rice is soft. Stirring occasionally. Should be wet. If is dry add some syrup from peaches or water.
- Discard cinnamon stick.
- Let it cool and stir once a while to keep it wet and creamy.
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- In a medium bowl whip the egg whites until stiff peak form. Set a side.
- In a medium bowl mix egg yolks and sugar until light in color.
- Strain peaches and cut in slices if need it. Discard syrup.
- Pour egg yolk mixture into cooled rice and stir well. Fold in whipped egg whites.
- Butter or spray 10 inch rounded baking dish.
- Pour half rice mixture in add peaches on top and cover with rest of rice mixture.
- Sprinkle with sugar on a top if you like.
- Bake uncovered until golden brown about 1 hour.