“Simple Tips to Make Rice Pudding”

 

A real classic, and yet so easy to cook in the oven on the weekend.

With less than 30 mins preparation time and 1 – 2 hours cooking time, this recipe can serves 4.

Ingredients:

  • 1¾ pints goat milk
  • 3½ fluid oz. pudding rice
  • 1½ oz. butter
  • 2½ oz. super fine sugar
  • 5fl oz. double cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • plenty freshly grated nutmeg

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 285°F.
  • Melt the butter in a heavy-based casserole dish over a medium heat. Add the rice and stir to coat. Add the sugar, stirring until dissolved. Continue stirring until the rice swells and becomes sticky with sugar.
  • Now, pour in the milk and keep stirring until no lumps remain. Add the cream and vanilla extract and bring the mixture to a simmer. Once this is reached, give the mixture a final stir and grate at least a third of a nutmeg over the surface. Bake for 1-1½ hours and cover with foil if the surfaces browns too quickly.
  • Once there is a thin, tarpaulin-like skin on the surface, and the pudding only just wobbles in the center, it is ready.
  • Serve at room temperature.

“Homemade Low-fat Cheese Cake”

 

This low-fat cheese cake uses quark cheese, an almost fat-free soft cheese made from skimmed goat milk.

Approximately 2 hours preparation time and 30 minutes cooking time. This recipe can serves 8

Ingredients for the base:

  • 6 low-fat digestive biscuits
  • 10 low-fat/reduced sugar plain biscuits
  • 2 tbsp clear honey
  • 2½oz butter, melted

Ingredients for the filling:

  • 5 fluid oz skimmed goat milk
  • 1 lb 2oz quark cheese
  • 10½ oz. fat-free Greek yoghurt
  • 6 leaves gelatine
  • 2 oz. cocoa powder
  • 3½oz super fine sugar
  • 2 free-range egg whites
  • 1 vanilla pod, seeds only
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

To serve:

  • 10½oz. fresh strawberries

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 °F, line a 9in spring form cake tin with greaseproof paper.
  • For the base, put all the biscuits into a freezer bag and bash with a rolling pin until they resemble breadcrumbs. Place into a mixing bowl and add the honey and melted butter and mix well to combine. Press the mixture into the bottom of the tin.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from the oven and leave to cool while you prepare the filling.
  • To make the filling, soak the gelatine leaves in a bowl of ice-cold water for 10 minutes. Put the milk, cocoa powder and sugar into a saucepan. Bring to a simmer, stirring constantly, until the sugar has melted and the cocoa is completely combined. Remove from the heat and leave to cool for a few minutes. Whisk in the gelatine and set aside.
  • Put the quark and yoghurt into a mixing bowl and beat together until smooth. Add the vanilla extract and the vanilla seeds. Beat to mix well and then add the cocoa mixture. Beat until smooth and set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites until soft peaks form when the whisk is removed from the bowl. Fold one third of the egg whites into the cheesecake mixture and then carefully fold in the remainder.
  • Spoon the mixture onto the base then put into the fridge to set for at least 4-6 hours or overnight if possible. Decorate with strawberries and serve.

“Goats Milk Sherbet Recipe”

 

The best thing about the warm weather is definitely frozen desserts!

This recipe is for a 4-quart freezer.

Making sherbet at home is easy, way easier than figuring out the correct way to spell it. This sherbet recipe uses only goat milk and water for the liquids, making it lower in fat and calories than traditional goat milk ice cream. 

Ingredients:

  • 2 quarts whole goat milk

  • 6 oz. sweetened orange gelatin mix

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice or the juice from two lemons

  • 2 cups water

  • 2 cups sugar

*Optional – 1 can mandarin oranges, finely chopped

Directions:

  • Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Remove from heat, and add gelatin and sugar, stirring well with a whisk until dissolved. Add lemon juice, and let mixture cool in the refrigerator, or by placing in a larger pan of ice water.
  • Add goat milk, stir well, and freeze according to your ice cream maker’s directions.
  • A fresh mint leaf, orange slice, or curled orange peel makes a beautiful garnish for this simple, but divine dessert.

The next time you want a lighter ice cream recipe, think sherbet! You can easily substitute other flavored gelatin and fruit to make your favorite; cherry, strawberry, lime and lemon are all great choices.

I assure you would not regret it!

“How To make Eggnog?”

Something for the weekend!

Though Eggnog is high in fat and cholesterol, this recipe using low-fat formula  – goat milk.

Eggnog can be made up to 4 days in advance of drinking, and stored in the freezer. It can be served either hot or cold.

With less than 30 minutes preparation time and no cooking is required. This recipe can serves 6.

Ingredients:

  • 10½ fl oz. goat milk
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 3 tbsp superfine sugar
  • 3 bruised bay leaves
  • 1 tsp ground allspice/Pimenta dioica
  • 2fl oz. vanilla syrup
  • 3½ oz. “golden” rum
  • 3½ oz. cognac
  • freshly grated Nutmeg, to garnish

Directions:

  • Beat the eggs together in a bowl with the sugar.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and whisk until combined. Cover with plastic wrap and leave to rest for half an hour.
  • Gently whisk again before straining into a bottle.
  • Chill in the freezer for up to four days

“Rich Chocolate Sauce Using Goat Milk”

chocolate sauce

You can serve this rich warm chocolate sauce over ice cream, meringues  or  poached pears.

With less than 30 minutes preparation time and 10 to 30 minutes  cooking time. This recipe can serves 4

 

Ingredients:

 

  • 6 fluid oz goat milk
  • 7oz good-quality dark chocolate, minimum 70 per cent cocoa solids, chopped
  • 2 tbsp double cream
  • 1¼oz superfine sugar
  • 1¼oz chilled butter, cut into cubes

 

Directions:

 

  • Bring a little water to the boil in a pan, then reduce the heat until the water is simmering. Suspend a heatproof bowl over the water – do not allow the base of the bowl to touch the water. Add the chocolate and melt slowly, stirring occasionally, until very smooth. Remove the bowl from the heat.
  • Bring the milk, cream and sugar to the boil in a saucepan over a medium heat, whisking continuously.
  • Pour the boiling cream mixture over the melted chocolate, whisking continuously until the mixture is smooth and well combined.
  • Return the chocolate and cream mixture to the pan and heat until just simmering, stirring continuously. Allow to bubble over the heat for a few seconds, then turn off the heat and whisk in the butter, a cube at a time, until the sauce is smooth and glossy and all the butter has melted.
  • Strain the chocolate sauce through a fine sieve, then serve immediately.