Norwegian Rice Pudding



8 to 10 servings

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


4 cups water
2 cups milk
1 cup regular rice, uncooked
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup whipping cream
1 (8 1/2-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
1 (6-ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained and halved
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan; stir in milk, rice, sugar, and salt. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 1 hour (do not allow to boil), stirring twice. Remove from heat; allow to cool to room temperature. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Beat whipping cream in a large mixing bowl until soft peaks form. Fold in pineapple, cherries, vanilla, and cold rice mixture. Spoon into individual serving bowls, and serve chilled.