Whether you’re in need of a festive holiday dinner dessert recipe or want to add something fun and sweet to Christmas morning breakfast, these golden fritters are sure to be a hit.
Cook rice according to package directions; let cool completely.
Whisk together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, allspice, salt, and nutmeg; set aside.
Using electric mixer, beat together sugar, eggs, lime zest and vanilla for 4 to 5 minutes or until pale and thickened. Stir in flour mixture, rice and mixed dried fruit. Cover with plastic wrap; let stand for 30 minutes.
Pour enough oil into large saucepan to come 3 inches up side; heat over medium-heat until instant read thermometer reads 360˚F. Working in batches and using greased spoon, carefully drop heaping tablespoonfuls of batter into hot oil; fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Using slotted spoon, transfer fritters onto a paper towel-lined tray.
Meanwhile, in small saucepan set over medium heat, combine granulated sugar, brown sugar, 2/3 cup water and rum; bring to boil. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until sugar dissolves.
While fritters are still warm, drizzle with rum syrup and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
For a tropical flavor addition, serve with a dollop of whipped coconut cream.
A true and proper Christmas lunch or dinner is just not complete without a little sweet something to wrap up the delicious meal. These exquisite and irresistible Christmas Cake Brown Rice Fritters are the perfect finale to a festive meal. Made with Mahatma® Brown Rice, flour, dried fruit, allspice, cinnamon, and sugar, fried to golden perfection, and drizzled with a delectable homemade rum simple syrup, you’ll get requests to makes these sweet and tasty morsels for festive dinners for years to come. Perfect for sharing and fun to eat with your fingers, this tasty dessert will make you everyone’s favorite Christmas dinner host. And don’t forget they are perfect for bringing to the office holiday potluck, too!
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Hosting or attending more than one holiday lunch or dinner this year and in need of more festive dessert ideas? Not to worry, as always, we’ve got you covered with delicious recipe ideas. The holidays are a great time to indulge your sweet tooth with fun and festive recipes. Try this tasty spin on a holiday classic drink: Eggnog Rice Pudding. Or try this creamy and delightful Cuban-Style Natilla Custard with Jasmine Rice and these Sweet Rice Tamales that are like unwrapping a little edible Christmas gift. If you’ve never used rice to prepare a sweet treat, it’s simple, just follow our White, Arborio or Jasmine Rice cooking instructions depending on the variety your recipe calls for.