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Make a sweet vegan rice pudding that is dairy-free and egg-free and uses soy milk for a lower fat and healthier rice pudding. Though the recipe calls for soy milk, just about any other non-dairy and vegan milk substitute will work just fine. Soy milk has the thickest, richest texture with a neutral flavor, but almond milk, coconut milk or even rice milk or cashew milk would also work well in this recipe.
Sprinkle the top with a bit of extra cinnamon and nutmeg to serve, if you'd like. Or, to make this recipe a little different, swap out the raisins for other treats: dried cranberries or currants or another kind of dried fruit chopped small. I like crystallized ginger and dried pineapple. Yum!
Vegan rice pudding makes for a sweet breakfast treat or a traditional dessert anytime. It's one of those dishes you can bring to a family gathering and the carnivores will likely never know they're eating vegan dessert (unless you tell them).
- 1/2 cup white rice
- 4 cups soy milk (or any other vegan non-dairy milk substitute)
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- Dash of nutmeg
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup raisins
Preheat the oven to 275 F.
Mix all ingredients in a bowl and place in a 1 1/2 quart lightly oiled ovenproof dish. Bake, covered, for 3 hours, or until the pudding sets.
Reprinted with permission from The Compassionate Cook Cookbook.
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