I have been searching and testing rice pudding recipes and all have ended in failure..until now. Finally a simple no nonsense recipe that ends with a pudding I love to eat. I followed the recipe to the letter except I did reduce the sugar to a 1/4 cup as suggested and it was perfect. Thank you Abigail this is my now go to recipe for rice pud and can't wait to tinkler with it. Use only vanilla bean it is much better.
I've made many rice pudding recipes. I've always gone by the recipe exactly. Then I've tweaked recipes. None have turned out as perfect and creamy as this. Not too dry as in sweet rice, not soupy. This actually has a pudding texture, very creamy., perfect and I am picky.
The one thing I did differently was cook it a little longer due to the rice being a little too hard and it being a little bit soupy. That's the only thing I did differently and it was perfect.
You may now stop searching for rice pudding recipes this is it. It makes a nice large batch too. Enjoy.
This is the best rice pudding recipe I've found, with tweaks. After making it several times and experimenting with proportions, I've got it just perfect. 6 cups milk, 1 cup rice (always, always use sushi rice), 3 egg yolks and the same amount of sugar, 1/3 cup. As the previous reviewer mentioned, it definitely needs to cook longer. I gently simmered covered for 40 minutes. And I always use vanilla bean. Perfect consistency, enough for leftovers and none too sweet!
I just made this pudding. This is the easiest and best tasting Rice Pudding I've had in a long time.I had to tweak it just a tad, and it would have gotten 5 stars but I had to adjust the sugar to a little less than what the recipe called for and I added cinnamon and nutmeg. The cooking time was WAY off.I cooked this rice mixture for at least an hr, stirring off and on . I also had to increase the cooking temp a bit, to get it to thicken the way it was suppose to after rice was very close to tender. The only thing I'm upset about is that I didn't double the recipe like I started too. This is surly a keeper. To the Person that did not get your pudding thick, I think that you may need to lengthen your cooking time and it will be just fine. Making another batch as we speak.
(I did give this 5 stars. For some reason they keep disappearing.)
Just made this today and it came out great. The times were pretty much right on, although it thickened up during cooking so much I had to shorten the 8 min down to about 6, but that was due to the fact I added more rice to it, between 2/3 and 3/4 rice (long-grained enriched white). I cut down the sugar to 1/4 cup as well. I had to add a little more milk at the end as it became a little too thick due to the extra rice.I also added raisins at the end. I will definitely be making this again. I never got a chance to get my grandmother's recipe, but the way this turned out is pretty darn close.
P.S. The cat really likes it, too. He just doesn't get any raisins.
I have been searching for 'healthier' dessert recipes for my young toddler so that I can give her an alternative to yoghurt with fruit. This recipe is great because it is very clear, precise in its instruction but offers scope for some variety. I used white Jasmine rice, as it was all I had, and it turned out very well indeed! Cooking time was a good deal longer than the recipe states, but that could be due to the type of rice I used or perhaps I didn't heat the milk to a high enough temperature in the beginning. Either way, it turned out great and I'm hoping my daughter will love it too. I would add that whilst this dessert is simple to make, you can't walk away from it and leave it to cook. It requires frequent - at times constant - stirring. Also, be careful when combining the milk with the eggs, and be sure to go slow (as the recipe advises!) otherwise you'll end up with scrambled eggs and not the dessert you were hoping for.
Excellent rice pudding. This is the second time I am making. However you must cook for at least 30-40 minutes NOT 8 minutes and a little too sweet so I cut back a little on the sugar. Putting the seran wrap definitely made a difference! Thank you for a keeper recipe!!
I've tried several recipes for rice pudding & this one is the best I've found. Perfect consistency & flavor. I did add some cinnamon at the end, but thats a personal preference. I also cut the sugar to 1/4 cup as per some of the reviews. It was so good i made another batch!
This is my go-to recipe for rice pudding. Always yummy, and my family loves it! Simple and delicious.
I just made this 2 hours ago & I followed the directions exactly how they are on here... The rice pudding never thickened at all... I even followed some of the reviews & cooked it a extra ten minutes... It's all liquid the rice is still sitting at the bottom of the bowl... I was thinking maybe after I let it cool down like other puddings it would thickened... Picked this recipe since it had all good reviews... I was afraid a half cup of rice wouldn't be enough with 4 cups of milk... Sorry I can't give this more then two stars... I should only give it no or one star since all my money was just wasted on a horrible recipe that won't even thicken up like any rice pudding I've ever ate is thick... I thought maybe a little creamier the Kozy Shack which was fine with me... I like Kozy Shack I just don't like they don't make it with cinnamon without Raisins... I can't eat Raisins but love cinnamon in my Rice Pudding... The best Rice Pudding I still have ever ate is Royal Farms Rice Pudding... Just gets expensive since they're little one serving size & are $1.79 a piece... I usually have too buy all they have which is 10-12 at a time & they last me about 5 days... I'm really addicted too their rice Pudding so figured I would make my own too save money... Well not with this RECIPE I WON'T BE SAVING MONEY... Unless someone can tell me how too thicken this RICE PUDDING UP SO I DON'T HAVE TOO THROW THIS WHOLE BATCH AWAY NOW... If not I will tell everyone I know not too use any of these recipes since this is the 2nd Rice Pudding Recipe I have made in two weeks & didn't turn out... Thanks
There is another recipe on this site called "Best-Ever Rice Pudding." It is not! THIS one is. Creamy, subtle sweetness, easy, and relatively quick. I have made it twice, and will toss out most of the other rice pudding recipes I've accumulated. I did on the second go-round sub in some half-and-half for half of the milk, for some additional decadent richness. Delicious, but not necessary.
A wonderful version of an old fashioned favorite. I used Sushi rice, and refrained from adding cinnamon, and it was simply delicious! The ingredients & cooking process were spot on. We tried with some macerated strawberries in Balsamic vinegar over the top. I had the berries on hand. However my review is sans berries.
Made this for a large crowd and multiplied it several times. I got fav reviews from everyone. Did use a little less sugar. Excellent.
I've made rice pudding several times before, but this is my first time making this recipe. Let me say, YUM! I took a substitution from one of the "alternative" versions and used coconut milk (full fat) for some of the milk as I love the subtle flavor it gives in the background, used real vanilla bean (completely worth the hefty price tag in a dish like this), and added a bit more rice as I like my rice pudding more "meaty" and thick than most. That's just personal preference and no fault of the recipe at all. It is a bit sweet, but I grew up on kozy shack before I learned to make my own, so it didn't throw me off at all. If you like a less sweet pudding, use 1/4c sugar. Again, this is a personal preference. The method and ratios given by this recipe are spot on and delicious, and easily tweaked for those who like it a little more this or a little less that.
I doubled this recipe and simmered a bit longer than it called for and also added ground cinnamon for enhanced flavor and color. I Substituted 2% milk. It is absolutely delicious!
Good, solid, easy recipe but the 1/3 cup sugar was too sweet for such a small recipe. In the future, I would reduce the sugar a bit unless you like really sweet rice pudding.
Delicious and straight forward. I used 2% milk instead of whole milk and added a cinnamon stick to add a bit more spice to it.