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Coffee and Cream Risotto

Risotto is traditionally a main course, but why not serve it as dessert with coffee and cream, mixed together, not separately. It is a really nice combination and very quickly to prepare. You only have to stir it frequently to avoid sticking to the pan. You can eat it warm or cold, like an ice coffee and cream risotto.

Coffee and Cream Risotto

I don’t know whether I mentioned this before, I like to make dessert, but I am not such a dessert eater myself. This coffee and cream risotto is an example of taking a very basic recipe and make a few changes, add other ingredients you’ll have the idea that you have a total different dish. Which, I guess, you do.

This risotto dessert is very similar to a rice pudding; the difference is the type of rice, most rice puddings are made with regular white rice and often with cinnamon and raisins, and depending on your recipe, lots of sweetness added to it.

What I like about my recipe is that it does not need a lot of sweetness to taste amazing. Just 1 tablespoon of sugar and the flavor of a vanilla bean is enough.

Coffee Cream Risotto Top

A nice caramel color, that does not come from the sugar, but from the coffee. And if you want to be a little richer, poor some cream over it, just before you serve it.

Coffee Cream Risotto Top Cream

If you want to add more richness, add a little bit of butter and some cognac.

If you want to eat this recipe cold, I would suggest to add a little bit more milk or cream or both, to keep it from becoming a sticky cold pudding.

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Coffee and Cream Risotto
Risotto is traditionally a main course, but why not serve it as dessert with coffee and cream, mixed together, not separately. It is a really nice combination and very quickly to prepare. You only have to stir it frequently to avoid sticking to the pan. You can eat it warm or cold, like an ice coffee and cream risotto.
Coffee and Cream Risotto
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Course Dessert
Cook Time 15 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1.5 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon espresso coffee powder instant
  • 1 vanilla bean split open
  • 1/2 cup carnaroli rice
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cream
Course Dessert
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1.5 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon espresso coffee powder instant
  • 1 vanilla bean split open
  • 1/2 cup carnaroli rice
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cream
Coffee and Cream Risotto
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Instructions
  1. 1. Pour milk in a sauce pan, together with instant coffee and vanilla bean, split open.
  2. Bring to a boil and add rice.
  3. Cook until rice is soft, approx. 10-15 minutes. Stir frequently.
  4. Add cream and sugar and stir again until cream is absorbed. Remove vanilla bean.
  5. Divide rice over 2 bowls and poor 1 tablespoon of cream on top of each bowl and serve warm.

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Shannon Burlingame
    March 30, 2017 at 12:36 PM

    This looks delicious! I feel like it would even work well as breakfast. Thanks for sharing! ­čÖé

    • Reply
      Marinka
      March 30, 2017 at 1:31 PM

      Breakfast, good idea, I like that.

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    Maya @ FilteredFamily.com
    March 30, 2017 at 9:51 PM

    This is genius! I can’t believe I’ve never seen something like, this looks amazing. Breakfast risotto is happening!

    • Reply
      Marinka
      March 31, 2017 at 3:02 PM

      Thank you, however that breakfast idea was not mine. See previous comments. Enjoy!

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