Here is a variation of rice pudding that i make and really enjoy. First I boil rice in milk, adding some salt to it. When done, and while rice is cooling I separate 2 eggs and whip the egg whites. Butter is mixed with sugar first than the 2 egg yolks are added. To the mixture I add zest of 1 lemon.
When that is done I like to add cottage cheese to the cooled rice mixture, followed by the butter, sugar, egg yolk mixture. Adding raisins at this point adds another sweet tasting ingredient. At the end egg whites are folded into the mixture.
The whole sweet concoction is poured into a buttered pan and baked for about 30 minutes until the top is golden brown.
When done I sprinkle some vanilla sugar over the top, cut it in squares and enjoy.
This is so good, particularly for those who have a sweet tooth and also like rice.
This can be eaten just like that, or a little raspberry syrup, or any other syrup can be poured over it.
I have tried to freeze it, and it tasted just as good, without loosing any texture.
For calorie conscious the recipe can be adjusted with more or less butter, sugar, and low fat milk and cottage cheese.