OOOooohhhhh, this is so creamy! This rice pudding is thick, rich, smooth, sweet, satisfying - and light on the waistline! BTW, time-wise it took about 45 minutes to cook this, and I have a gas range. So, here is what I did: I used 1/4 cup of Splenda instead of sugar, only 1/4 teaspoon of freshly grated lemon zest, and added 2 cinnamon sticks from the beginning. When it was finished cooking, I removed the sticks and added 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg & 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon and added 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract. I omitted the raisins from mine (personal preference), and added exactly 21 raisins to each of my hubby's. Without the raisins and using Splenda, each serving is 155 cal. With the raisins (exactly 21 of them which is about 1 level tablespoon) each serving is 193 calories (As with many of the recipe's on this site, the nutritional information is incorrect - be sure to double check the numbers on a free calorie counter web site). Definately make this dessert, though! My husband - who HATED rice pudding - absolutely LOVED this and wanted more!!
Pros: Sweet, Creamy, Thick, Satisfying, Healthy
Cons: Nutritional Info Incorrect