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Apple Raisin Risotto for Dessert

Just in time for the fall season which for many means fresh apples. Even better it’s a dessert recipe with one apple, raisins and a dessert wine. Try it some time this weekend and enjoy!


Apple Raisin Risotto

Servings: Makes 6 servings.


2 T firmly-packed brown sugar
1 T butter or margarine
1 medium unpeeled apple, cored and diced
1/4 c seedless raisins
1 c uncooked U.S. arborio or medium grain rice
1/2 t ground cinnamon
1/8 t salt
1/4 c Marsala or other dessert wine
1 c apple juice
4 c water


  1. Heat sugar and 1 tablespoon butter in large non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add apple and raisins; saute quickly.
  3. Add rice, salt and cinnamon; stir 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add wine; stir until absorbed.
  5. Increase heat to medium high; stir in apple juice. Cook, uncovered, stirring frequently, until juice is absorbed.
  6. Continue stirring and adding water, allowing each cup to be absorbed before adding another, until rice is tender and mixture has a creamy consistency.
  7. It will take approximately 25 to 30 minutes. Serve immediately.


Recipe provided by the USA Rice Federation

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