Bring rice and water to boil in medium saucepan on medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover. Simmer 10 to 15 min. or until water is absorbed.
Add milk, sugar, coffee granules and orange zest; mix well. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cook 20 to 25 min. or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; pour into large serving bowl. Cool slightly. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours or until chilled.
Reserve a few almonds for garnish, if desired. Stir remaining almonds into pudding just before serving; top with whipped topping and the reserved almonds. Store leftover pudding in refrigerator.
For rice pudding the consistency of arroz con leche, add up to 1 cup of milk until pudding is of desired consistency. Adjust sugar accordingly.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 23g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 12 servings, 1/2 cup each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.