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Are there low-calorie recipes for a basic rice pudding?

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A low-calorie version of a basic rice pudding recipe is available on the Splenda website. Instead of using high-calorie ingredients such as cream and sugar, this recipe uses reduced-fat milk and a no-calorie sweetener. This recipe creates eight servings of rice pudding, and each serving contains 150 calories.

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Are there low-calorie recipes for a basic rice pudding?
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To create a low-calorie rice pudding according to the recipe on the Splenda website, the cook simmers the rice in a saucepan with water and salt. He then adds milk, raisins, cinnamon and no-calorie sweetener into the saucepan. He continues to cook the mixture until the rice absorbs most of the milk. Finally, he stirs in vanilla extract and serves the rice pudding while it is still warm.

People looking for a low-calorie rice pudding can also consider the rice pudding recipe in the low-fat cooking section at About.com. This recipe utilizes fat-free milk. It creates six servings of rice pudding, and each serving contains 209 calories. To make this rice pudding, the cook simmers rice, fat-free milk, vanilla extract and brown sugar in a saucepan until the mixture thickens and takes on a creamy texture. The cook can serve this rice pudding as a warm dish, or chill it in the refrigerator and serve it cold.

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