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Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding

Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding is so creamy with the perfect texture and sweetness. Only a handful of ingredients and a little patience are needed to make this old time favorite dessert.

Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding

 

This Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding tastes just like the KozyShack Rice Pudding I like to buy at the grocery store, only better since it is made from all natural ingredients. This is a stove-top version with just the right amount of sweetness. Only 1/2 cup of sugar is added and most of the sweetness comes from the milk cooking down.

Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding is perfectly creamy.

 

It takes a minimum of 50 minutes to get the thickness and texture right. You’ll know it’s done when it’s about the consistency of yogurt. It will thicken up more as it cools, but you stir in a little more milk just before serving to loosen it up some.

No need to go out and buy a bag of short grain or medium grain rice. This Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding cooks prefectly with long grain rice.

Only 5 ingredients needed to make this amazing dessert: milk, sugar, salt, long grain rice, and vanilla extract.

Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding- only 5 ingredients!

 

The key to this rice pudding is a very high ratio of milk (a full 6 cups) to rice (just 1/2 cup). You may think when you start that there’s no way it will thicken up enough but it magically does.

This Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding has just the right amount of vanilla fllavor and you can sprinkle some cinnamon on top for extra flavor if you wish or add raisins if that’s your jam.

Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding

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Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding

Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding

Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding is so creamy with the perfect texture and sweetness. Only a handful of ingredients and a little patience are needed to make this old time favorite dessert.
PREP: 5 mins
COOK: 50 mins
TOTAL: 55 mins
SERVINGS: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups whole milk, divided
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup long grain white rice, I use a heaping half cup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ground cinnamon, optional

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan, combine 5 1/2 cups milk, sugar, and salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Stir in rice and reduce heat to low. Be sure to adjust the heat so that it is at a gentle simmer.
  • Stirring occasionally, cook for 50 to 60 minutes. Mixture should thicken up to consistency of yogurt.
  • Once thickened, remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  • Let cool and then refrigerate. The last 1/2 cup milk is stirred in just before serving. Sprinkle with cinnamon if desired.
Course: Dessert

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Recipe Source: Cook’s Country Magazine

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477 thoughts on “Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding”

  1. I followed the reviewers who suggested adding extra rice. They were right and my pudding came out perfect. I have more than I can reasonably consume, so I’ll give some to my neighbor.

  2. I just finished. Followed the directions, exactly and added raisins to my husband’s bowl, topped both with cinnamon sugar. Wish there was a way to add my photo. Can’t wait to try them this evening!

  3. 1/2 cup of rice for 5 cups of milk was not enough. The rice pudding had way too much liquid .
    The ratio is 1 cup for rice for 2 cups of milk. Thanks God I made white rice on a side for stir fry that night and save the dessert by adding full cook rice in it.

    1. 6 cups of milk and a half cup of rice? This recipe did not work out for me. Way way way way too milky.

  4. Great old fashioned recipe. It’s just like the one that my Greek father-in-law used to make. You can’t rush it, I cooked mine on low for an hour and it was perfect. I used jasmine rice.

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