Mardi Gras Pudding with Caramel Brandy Sauce

Pouding de Riz au Caramel Renversée

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Bill Neal's Southern Cooking

By Bill Neal

Published 1985

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Rice puddings, despite their devotees, are generally considered plebeian dishes—family delights, perhaps, but not company fare. This version is the exception, haute French in its beautiful caramel coating and flashy with its unexpected bits of exotic glacéed fruits. It expresses well the year-round carnival atmosphere of the two most colorful southern ports, Mobile and New Orleans. Serve it slightly warmer than room temperature, cut into wedges, with whipped cream. One of the two fruit sauc