Chocolate Rice Pudding Miniatures

Ingredients
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds
  • 1/4 cup small semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup Granulated sugar|Sugar
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup whipped cream
  • 12 candied sour cherry|red cherries, quartered
Directions
  1. Spoon 1 tablespoon rice, 1/2 teaspoon almonds, 1/4 teaspoon chips into 48 buttered miniature muffin cups.
  2. Blend milk, Granulated sugar|Sugar, eggs, syrup, vanilla and salt. Pour 1 tablespoon mixture into each cup.
  3. Place pans in hot water bath. Bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes, or until set. Chill thoroughly.
  4. Remove from pans. Garnish each cup with 1/2 teaspoon whipped cream and a cherry quarter.
Makes 48 cups.