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Mom’s Rice Pudding Recipe

moms rice pudding

This is my mom’s recipe for Rice Pudding. My mom has always made her rice pudding with milk and ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always loved it.  It’s the best I’ve ever tasted and it gets rave reviews from everyone I serve it to. If desired, sprinkle with nutmeg, cinnamon or simply garnish with fresh berries. Comfort food at its finest.

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Servings 4-6

Ingredients:

1 cup short/medium grain rice

8 cups whole milk

1/4cup – 1⁄2 cup sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

Cinnamon, optional

Fresh berries (for garnish)

***The secret to any rice pudding is the timing of the sugar. It must not be added until the rice is thoroughly cooked otherwise it will forever remain hard.

***Do not make the mistake of using long grain rice the pudding will just not be the same!

Direction:

In a large heavy pot, bring milk to boil over med heat.

Add washed rice. Mix with a spoon. When the milk boils again, reduce heat to low and cook 35 to 40 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent rice hangs- especially towards the end of cooking.

The pudding is done, when rice and milk are well combined and turned into thick porridge-like consistency.

Add in sugar and let it simmer for another 5 minutes.

Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.

Pour into a bowl or cups.

Sprinkle cinnamon on the top if desired.

COVER your little serving bowls with plastic wrap “IF” you don’t want a skin.

COOL. Serve with fresh berries.

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Enjoy!!!

Mom’s Rice Pudding Recipe

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Yield: 4-6

Mom’s Rice Pudding Recipe

This is my mom's recipe for Rice Pudding. My mom has always made her rice pudding with milk and ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always loved it. It's the best I've ever tasted and it gets rave reviews from everyone I serve it to. If desired, sprinkle with nutmeg, cinnamon or simply garnish with fresh berries. Comfort food at its finest.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup short/medium grain rice
  • 8 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup- 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • Cinnamon, optional
  • Fresh berries (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. In a large heavy pot, bring milk to boil over med heat.
  2. Add washed rice. Mix with a spoon. When the milk boils again, reduce heat to low and cook 35 to 40 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent rice hangs- especially towards the end of cooking.
  3. The pudding is done, when rice and milk are well combined and turned into thick porridge-like consistency.
  4. Add in sugar and let it simmer for another 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  6. Pour into a bowl or cups.
  7. Sprinkle cinnamon on the top if desired.
  8. COVER your little serving bowls with plastic wrap "IF" you don't want a skin.
  9. COOL. Serve with fresh berries.
  10. Enjoy!!!

Notes

***The secret to any rice pudding is the timing of the sugar. It must not be added until the rice is thoroughly cooked otherwise it will forever remain hard.

***Do not make the mistake of using long grain rice the pudding will just not be the same!

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  • Lena 11/22/2016, 1:17 AM

    Thank you for all your wonderful recipes! I made this but it never thickened … looked like I added too much milk and not enough rice. Could it be something I am doing wrong?
    Thank you ahead for your time!

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