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Torta De Arroz Con Leche

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  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Milk 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Currant jelly/Gooseberry jelly / apricot jam 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 3
  Vanilla bean 1

Scald rice as follows: Boil in several cups water for 3 minutes while stirring.
Strain and rinse under cold running water.
Heat 2 1/2 cups milk with lemon peel and vanilla bean broken in two.
When milk boils, pour in rice slowly.
Add sugar and salt.
Cook on low boil for 50-60 minutes or until rice is well cooked.
Add remaining milk, boiling hot, in small quantities from time to time during cooking.
Remove vanilla bean and lemon peel and let rice cool.
Preheat oven to 400°.
When rice is cool, stir in egg yolks; fold in egg whites beaten stiff.
Put mixture in buttered mold powdered with sugar and bake in 400° oven in pan of water for 50 minutes or until'done.
Cake has finished baking whdn it is browned and springs back into place if touched with a finger.
Serve cold, unmolded, with sauce of melted, hot currant or gooseberry jelly, or hot apricot jani strained through a sieve.
note: Keeps well for several days in refrigerator.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Milk Product
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 533 Calories from Fat 111

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g19%

Saturated Fat 6 g29.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 184 mg61.3%

Sodium 220.5 mg9.2%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.9%

Sugars 53.7 g

Protein 16 g32.4%

Vitamin A 8.9% Vitamin C 2.7%

Calcium 32.9% Iron 6.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Torta De Arroz Con Leche Recipe