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Recipe: Homemade Rice Pudding

The Familiar Taste of Rice Pudding

I practically grew up on homemade rice and bread pudding. I grew to love the taste and feel of the pudding. If you're anything like me, you've got to give this recipe a try. You'll be sure to make it all the time! This wonderful dessert can be made for the holidays, parties, or given as a gift. It's perfect for all occasions!

This rice pudding is sure to be a hit.

This rice pudding is sure to be a hit.

Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

10 min

30 min

40 min

6 servings


  • 2 qts Whole Milk
  • 1 cup long grain rice, cooked
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla, not imitation
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 2 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  1. Place 2 qts of milk into a big saucepan and bring it to a slow boil over medium heat. You will then want to reduce the heat to a low and slowly add rice and let it simmer uncovered for up to 20 minutes. You will stir frequently and skim the top of the surface of the milk as you are mixing it.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, stir together while whisking the eggs, milk, sugar, and vanilla. Slowly pour it into the rice mixture while mixing the whole time. You will want to allow the whole mixture to come to a thickened mixture. It should take approximately 10 minutes, stirring the whole time.
  3. Once the mixture is thickened, you will remove it from the heat and carefully add the raisins. Once the raisins have been added, you will want to pour the mixture into a 9 x 13-inch pan and sprinkle cinnamon over the top. Place it in the refrigerator uncovered. You will want to allow the rice pudding to cool for a couple of hours before serving. Serve the rice pudding chilled and firm. When you are done, place the remaining back into the fridge covered with clear wrap.