This recipe makes 8 servings
|Per serving: about||-|
|total fat||17 g|
|sat. fat||10 g|
- Portion size: 8
Who would have believed that rice could taste so sensational? Creamy, comforting and with a rich chocolate flavour, this unusual and elegant dessert will bring calls for encores.
- 2 tbsp 2tbspbutter
- 1 cup 1cuparborio rice or other short grain rice
- 1 cup 1cuphot water
- 2 cups 2cupswarm milk
- 1 tbsp 1tbspvanilla
- 6 oz 6ozbittersweet chocolate or semisweet chocolate, chopped
- 1/2 cup 1/2cupdried cherries or dried cranberries
- 3 tbsp 3tbspgranulated sugar
- 1 pinch 1pinchsalt
- 1 oz 1ozwhite chocolate, grated
In large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; add rice, stirring to coat. Add hot water; cook, stirring, until most of the liquid is evaporated.
Add 1/2 cup (125 mL) of the milk; cook, stirring frequently, until most of the liquid is evaporated. Continue adding milk, 1/2 cup (125 mL) at a time, cooking and stirring until rice is tender and creamy, about 18 minutes in total. Stir in vanilla.
Add bittersweet chocolate, cherries, sugar and salt ; cook, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted, about 1 minute. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day. Add 1/2 cup/125 mL milk; cover with plastic wrap and microwave at High for 1 minute. Stir well.) Spoon into dessert dishes. Sprinkle with white chocolate.