Nothing is tastier than cream, cinnamon and sugar– at least if you’re a Swede.
My family doesn’t stir this while it bakes, which results in a denser rice layer on the bottom and a delicious custard layer on top.
Be sure to mix in one almond– whoever finds it gets good luck (or a sweetheart, depending on the story) for the next year.
Listen to just how much tomtes love rice pudding (and download the story for free) here.
I tell Swedish Christmas stories as Tomte Kajsa. Past performances include the American Swedish Institute, Sons of Norway lodges, and culture clubs. If you’d like me to come to your event, just send a message.