Recipe: Christmas Porridge
Categories: Desserts, Christmas
Yield: 1 Servings
1 c Rice 2 qt Boiling water 2 tb Butter 1 ts Salt 2 tb Sugar 5 c Milk 1 Blanched whole almond Cinnamon or grated almonds Sugar Cold milk
Add washed and drained rice to boiling water. Again bring to a boil and cook, uncovered, 1 minute. Drain rice thoroughly; add butter. Add rice, salt and sugar to milk in top of double boiler. Cover and cook over gently boiling water until rice is tender and milk is absorbed, about 2 hours. Pour into serving dish and stir in almond. Sprinkle top generously with cinnamon and sugar or grated almonds and sugar. Serve with cold milk. Yield: 8 servings.
(Julgrot) Christmas rice porridge is a part of the traditional Christmas Eve supper. According to an old Swedish tradition and practiced in many homes in American each person must compose and recite a rhyme before touching the porridge and the one who gets the almond hidden in the porridge will marry during the coming year. Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 333 by "Diane Geary" <firstname.lastname@example.org> on Dec 1, 1997
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