• Ingredients: 48
  • Serves: 6
  • Prep: 1 1/4 hr
  • Bake: 3 1/4 hr

Rice pudding "gonzo" with quarts whole milk, long-grain white rice, sugar, unsalted butter, vanilla, salt, large eggs, heavy cream, cinnamon. To make this rice pudding "gonzo" for 6 persons you will need 1 1/4 hr for preaparation and 3 1/4 hr for baking.

Ingredients

Sauce

Cakes

  • Nonstick vegetable oil spray
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 4 tsps. ground ginger
  • 2 tsps. baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsps. ground allspice
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 tbsp. instant espresso powder
  • 1 cup golden brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup salted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup mild-flavored molasses
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbsps. finely grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 tsps. sugar

Filling

  • 4 8-ounce packages cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 2 tbsps. all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsps. dark rum
  • 2 tbsps. instant espresso powder or coffee crystals
  • 2 tbsps. ground whole espresso coffee beans
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tsps. mild-flavored molasses
  • 4 large eggs

Topping

Filling and frosting cakes

  • 2 11-inch-diameter tart-pan bottoms or cardboard rounds
  • 1 8-inch-diameter tart-pan bottom or cardboard round
  • 1 5-inch-diameter tart-pan bottom or cardboard round
  • 14 12-inch-long, 1/4-inch-diameter wooden dowels

Decoration

  • Mix of large and tiny white roses and fresias

Berry compote

Directions

  1. Step 1 Bring milk, rice, sugar, butter, vanilla, and salt to a boil in a 4-quart heavy saucepan over moderately high heat, then reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, stirring frequently, until rice is very tender, about 1 hour.

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  2. Step 2 Just before rice mixture finishes cooking, whisk eggs lightly in a bowl. Remove pan from heat and slowly add 1 cup of rice mixture to eggs, whisking constantly.

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  3. Step 3 Pour pudding into a 13- by 9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish (3-quart capacity) and sprinkle with cinnamon.

Nutrition information

Calories 642 Carbohydrates 76 g (25%)
Fat 31 g (47%) Protein 15 g (31%)
Saturated Fat 18 g (91%) Sodium 277 mg (12%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g Fiber 0 g (0%)
Monounsaturated Fat 9 g Cholesterol 159 mg (53%)