Risotto Rice Pudding with Cherries in Brandy

COOKING TIME: 30 Minutes


  • 1 lb Isola Arborio Rice
  • 6 cups whole milk
  • 1 whole orange peel
  • 1 lb 4 oz granulated sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean split
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • Cherries in Brandy

Preparation Instructions

  1. Rinse rice in a strainer and parboil just in enough milk to cover it for about 5-7 minutes.
  2. In a larger sauce pan bring the 6 cups of milk to scalding, add orange peel, sugar, vanilla bean and the parboil rice together.
  3. Cook over very low heat stirring frequently until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat discard orange peel and bean.
  4. Add spices and enough heavy cream to form a creamy consistency. Garnish with Flambar Cherries in Brandy about 3 per.

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