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Coconut-Raisin Rice Pudding Recipe

In Shepherdsville, Kentucky, Debbie Skaggas warms up winter nights with this old-fashioned dessert. "My husband likes this dish served warm or cold," she shares. "it's a good way to use up extra rice."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/2 cups cooked rice
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup flaked coconut

Directions

  • 1. Place butter in 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, nutmeg and salt. Stir in the rice and raisins. Transfer to prepared baking dish. bake, uncovered, at 325° for 30 minutes; sprinkle with coconut. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 160°. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 383 calories, 14 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 107 mg cholesterol, 299 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.