Cinnamon Rice Pudding with Coconut
Dried shredded and sweetened coconut meat
4 Tbsp, or toasted coconut chips
4 cup(s), (1 %)
Uncooked arborio rice
½ tsp, grated
¼ tsp, plus additional for serving
- Chop 2 tablespoons coconut and transfer to 4-quart slow cooker. Combine sugar and 1/2 cup milk in small microwavable bowl. Microwave on High until milk is steaming hot, about 1 minute. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
- Pour milk mixture into slow cooker. Add remaining 3 1/2 cups milk, rice, orange zest, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, and nutmeg, stirring to mix well. Cover and cook until rice is tender, about 2 hours on High or 5 hours on Low. Stir in vanilla and coconut extracts.
- Divide rice pudding evenly among 6 dessert dishes. Sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons coconut and a little more cinnamon. Can be served warm or chilled.
- Serbing size: about 1/2 cup pudding and 1 teaspoon coconut