Scandinavian Rice Pudding
2 C. milk
1/2 C. uncooked rice
1/2 C. light or heavy cream
1 t. vanilla extract
1/8 t. salt
1/3 C. sugar
2 T. butter
1/4 C. raisins (optional)
In top of double boiler, heat milk. Stir in rice. Cover and cook over boiling water, stirring occasionally, as mixture thickens. Add additional milk, if necessary, until rice is tender.
Cook slowly about 1 to 1-1/2 hours.
Stir in cream, salt, vanilla, sugar, butter and raisins if desired. Remove from heat and allow to stand over hot water until you are ready to serve.
Mixture will thicken as it stands.
If desired, serve with additional cream. Makes 3 cups or 6 servings.