- Yield: 50
Nutrition facts (per portion)
- Calories: 245
- Carbohydrate Content: 53 g
- Cholesterol Content: 2 mg
- Fat Content: 1 g
- Fiber Content: 4 g
- Protein Content: 7 g
- Serving Size: 3/4 cup
- Sodium Content: 208 mg
- 1 ½ gallons Nonfat milk (using reconstituted dry, nonfat milk powder)
- 3 quarts ½ cup dices/1 quart juice Apricots, canned, in juice, drained, diced, reserve 1-2 qt apricot juice
- 1 ½ cups Maple syrup
- 2 tablespoons Cinnamon, ground
- 1 tablespoon Salt
- 6 pounds 14 ounces (1 gallon) Brown rice, cooked*
- 5 pounds 1 ounce (2 quarts 1 cup) White rice, cooked*
- 2 pounds Cranberries, dried
- In a large bowl, combine milk, reserved apricot juice, maple syrup, cinnamon and salt. Stir in rice and cranberries. Pour mixture into full-size hotel pans (4” x 21” x 13”). For 50 servings use 1 pan, for 100 servings use 2 pans and cover with foil. Place pans into a preheated 350°F oven and bake for 1 hour. Uncover, stir in diced apricots and continue to bake for 35-40 minutes or until mixture starts to thicken.
*Critical Control Point: Cook to an internal temperature of 135°F or higher.
- Remove from heat. Place covered on a steam table and let stand for 25-30 minutes before serving.
*Critical Control Point: Hold hot at 135°F or higher for service.
- Pudding may be cooled, covered and refrigerated. Cool pudding from 135°F to 70°F within 2 hours. Then cool it to 41°F or lower in the next 4 hours. *Critical Control Point: Refrigerate below 41°F.
- To Serve: May be served hot or cold. For each serving, scoop ¾ cup (scant No. 5 scoop) serving of pudding into a bowl and sprinkle top with cinnamon to garnish. Pudding may be prepared in advance, cooled and reheated for service.
*Critical Control Point: Reheat to 165ºF or higher for 15 seconds, within 2 hours.
Options: Stir in other fruit, such as peaches, plums, pears or apples, as well as nuts, coconut, etc.