Cinnamon Rice Pudding with Peaches makes a beautiful, tasty parfait. Layer fresh peaches with rice pudding.
August is National Peach Month and August 9th is National Rice Pudding Day. What better way to celebrate these two food events than to combine them in Cinnamon Rice Pudding with Peaches Parfait? This is delicious—slightly sweet with a nice tang from the peaches.
We usually eat ours at room temperature, but it is good cold, too.
Simple, Easy Recipe
The first time I made this, I looked up recipes because rice pudding was not a recipe my mom made. Some recipes add golden or regular raisins, some are plain, some add other fruits and spices. I thought the Food.com recipe sounded the simplest and easiest, and it turned out it was. Of course, I had to change it up a little bit. Don and I like cinnamon and nutmeg, so I added both to the liquids when I mixed them.
The recipe takes about 45 minutes and a little fussing—as any pudding-type food does—so it doesn’t burn. But it’s totally simple. I suggest you make it early in the day so it has time to get cold before you serve it, but it tastes great at room temperature, too.
Many folks are allergic to various ingredients, milk, gluten, nuts, eggs, and soy being the top culprits. This recipe is gluten free, soy free and nut free. It is not dairy free, but it could easily be so. I used my A2 milk; you can use any milk, including a dairy free alternative (my preference is Oat Milk when I don’t have my A2 milk).
I am unable to drink commercially produced milk, which generally comes from Holstein (or mixed genetic) cows. They are bred for higher volume, less fat milk production. And their milk contains the A1 protein, which causes havoc with my system. I have found that I can eat goat’s milk products, most hard cheeses, and fermented products like yogurt and sour cream without causing pain in my joints or giving me digestive issues. But milk and soft cheeses that are not A2 cause severe pain for up to two weeks.
Read more about the difference between A1 and A2 proteins in the Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Mother Jones magazine. For more about my path to healing my gut and getting rid of inflammation, see How I Healed Myself With Food.
What You Need
To make this recipe, I used dry and liquid measuring cups, measuring spoons, a wire whisk, a medium heavy bottomed pan, wooden spoon, paring knife, and a cutting board. But what you really want are some great pans, terrific parfait glasses and a wonderful espresso machine, am I right?
Cinnamon Rice Pudding with Peaches Recipe
Cinnamon Rice Pudding with Peaches
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cups long grain white rice
- 4 cups whole milk or alternate non-dairy milk
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 3 peaches peeled, pitted, and diced
- In a medium pan, bring the rice, water, and salt to a boil. When it starts to boil, reduce the heat to medium low and simmer covered for 15 minutes (or until water is absorbed).
- Meanwhile, whisk the milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg until sugar dissolves.
- Stir the milk mixture into the rice and increase the temperature to medium.
- Cook uncovered, stirring frequently, for about 35 minutes, until the rice and milk are nicely thickened and creamy like pudding.
- Stir constantly the last 5 minutes or so to prevent burning. Reduce the temperature if necessary.
- Remove from heat, and pour into individual servings. Cover each serving with a piece of plastic wrap placed directly on the top of the pudding to prevent a skin.
- Let cool. Refrigerate if you aren't eating it right away.
- When serving, top with peaches or layer the rice pudding and peaches in a parfait glass.
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