Feb 282012
a core ingredient

a core ingredient

February 2nd is National Heavenly Hash Day. Heavenly Hash is a candy mixed with lots of ingredients. It is also a type of rice pudding and a type of ice cream. Most recipes include marshmallows or marshmallow fluff. In addition, it usually contains nuts and chocolate chunks. Some contain fruit. The ice cream version typically has both vanilla and chocolate ice creams.

Heavenly Hash Candy
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 tablespoon white corn syrup
1 package chocolate chips, (6 oz)
1 cup chopped nuts, walnuts or pecans
1 cup miniature marshmallows

Mix sugar, milk and 1 tablespoon corn syrup in a heavy 2 quart saucepan.
Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
Continue boiling, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes.
Remove from heat and add chocolate chips, stirring until completely melted.
Let mixture cool for 15 minutes.
Add pecans and marshmallows.
Using 2 teaspoons, drop candy onto a large baking sheet lined with wax paper.
Chill until firm.

Heavenly Hash Rice Pudding
2 cups cooked rice
1-1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup drained pineapple tidbits
1 large orange, peeled, seeded & diced
1/4 cup chopped maraschino cherries
1 cup miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/4 cup nuts, chopped
2 cups whipped cream

Combine rice, milk, and sugar.
Cook until thick and creamy, about 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Cool, then fold in remaining ingredients, then spoon into serving dishes and chill.

marshmallows courtesy of John Morgan, wikipedia.org

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