Tommorrow is St Lucia Day…Soak Your Wheat Berries Tonight


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St. Lucia Pudding is traditionally served in Sicilian homes on December 13th, Santa Lucia Day. I have my Wheat Berries soaking do you?

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4 cups wheat berries, soaked in water overnight

8 cups whole milk

2 cups sugar

8 tablespoons Argo cornstarch

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon fresh ground cinnamon

1 large Hershey’s Milk Chocolate with almonds candy bar, chopped into bite size pieces


1 Drain wheat berries, and add them to fresh pot of water; bring to boil; cook  20-25 min; drain and set aside

2 Mix milk, sugar, cornstarch, vanilla and cinnamon  a large sauce pan

3 Cook over high heat stir continuously until it comes to rolling boil, and become thick

*Note~ scrapping the bottom of the pan while stiring to prevent mixture from sticking and burning

4   Remove from heat;  add 3 cups cooked wheat berries to pudding; mix well

5  Pour pudding on large serving platter;  cool for 5- 10 minutes;  sprinkle with chocolate pieces and dust with 2 tablespoons of fresh ground cinnamon

Click link below for my recipe video tutorial


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