Gelatin is an animal product, made from animal bones and tissue.A vegetarian alternative to regular gelatin is agar-agar, a gelatin made from sea vegetables. It is sold in bar form, as a powder, or in flakes.
– ½ c. water; ½ c. sugar
– 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
– ½ tsp. salt; 2 c. milk
– 1½ c. cooked white rice
– 2 tsp. vanilla extract
– ¼ c. chopped almonds
– 1 c. chilled whipping cream, or nonfat dairy topping.
Step 1: In a saucepan, heat water, gelatin, sugar, and salt. Stir constantly until gelatin is dissolved (about 1 minutes).
Step 2: Stir in milk, rice, vanilla extract, and almonds.
Place the saucepan in a bowl of ice water, stirring occasionally for about 15 minutes. (Mixture should form a slight lump when dropped from a spoon.)
Beat whipping cream until stiff and fold into rice mixture.
Pour into an ungreased 1½ qt. mold. Cover and chill until set (about 3 hours).
Turn out and serve cold with raspberry sauce.
Food: Rice Pudding/Riskrem