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Pineapple Rice Pudding

THIS WONDERFUL old recipe was a treat during the Depression. We didn't have dairy topping in those days, so we enjoyed it with real, heavy cream. Mother served this as a special treat for our family. During celebrations we got to eat it in glass dishes with a cherry on the top. —Barbara Thomas Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked long grain rice
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Maraschino cherries and fresh mint, optional

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the rice and pineapple; set aside. In a small bowl, beat cream, sugar and vanilla until soft peaks form. Fold into rice mixture. Cover and chill until serving. Garnish with cherries and mint if desired.

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  • Evan
    Dec 27, 2019

    Have the same thing from my mom except that she used whipped topping and fruit cocktail with the pineapple.

  • jesse647
    Feb 11, 2018

    I love rice pudding,yummy

  • babbita
    Aug 14, 2011

    I love this recipe..we make it anytime we need a quick dessert..mom always made it with the cherries and some cherry juice mixed in also...

  • keverwann
    Apr 13, 2011

    Tasted good, but I think it needs either more rice or less pineapple.Served 4 at our house.Forgot to drain the pineapple; turned out fine though. Used 1 cup whipped topping instead of whipping the cream; still added the sugar and vanilla though.

  • angelaharkavy
    Feb 24, 2011

    This was easy and fast. Delicious. May change the fruit.

  • Gypsy1941
    Feb 21, 2011

    My mohter made this and called it "Glorified Rice", which was a treat for our family too. Mom added cherries (cut in quarters) along with the pineapple. Yummy.

  • montanalala
    Sep 1, 2010

    This recipe is very good. I have same recipe from my mother, except it calls for 1/4 cup sugar and dream whip.