Stovetop Rice Pudding
Total TimePrep: 5 min. Cook: 45 min.
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 3/4 cup uncooked long grain rice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 4 cups milk
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Cinnamon sticks and fresh fruit, optional
- In a large heavy saucepan, bring water to a boil over medium-high heat; stir in rice and salt. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed.
- Stir in milk and sugar. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 30-40 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently. Remove from the heat; stir in butter.
- Serve warm or chilled. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and fruit if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 283 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 316mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein.
May 11, 2020
I love this recipe but I’d like to make a larger batch. I’m having a hard time figuring out how much to increase the other ingredients though - when I do the math I end up with amounts that can’t possibly be correct. I also barely know how to cook so I’m not sure if I’m doing it correctly anyway. What would this recipe be if I wanted to make it with six cups (cooked) rice?
Apr 15, 2020
This is wonderful! It reminds me of my childhood. I was wondering if this could be doubled?
Oct 17, 2018
This recipe is easy to make and tastes very good. As others noted, I added 1 teaspoon of vanilla along with the butter and sprinkled some cinnamon over the top when served. Delicious and creamy.
Jan 5, 2018
I have made this for years and love it every time. I have also tried a number of other recipes and nothing compares - this is by far the BEST!
Feb 18, 2017
This is a decent recipe that only uses the stove. Sugar is just about right. Mine got really thick, maybe because I added about 1/2 c rice flour... If you do add rice flour or another thickener, then make sure you mix up a little bit first into a paste that is not too far off from the liquid milk. After stirring constantly, it got really thick in 25 minutes. Added some vanilla.
Feb 15, 2016
This recipe is great when you are craving the comfort of rice pudding - easy to make and turns out great! In the last 10 minutes of cooking, I add approximately 3/4 Cup of raisins which gives them time to plump up and provides a little added natural sweetness. A keeper recipe!
Nov 3, 2013
How the heck do I get this page to stop cycling? I am trying to get some information on how to improve my simlple baked-in-the-oven rice pudding? 1 *
Mar 14, 2013
This is like the rice pudding my mother made when I was growing up. I duplicated it the other night but used already cooked Chinese rice we don't normally eat. So thrilled to be able to have it again. Now I just need raisins!! Try it with Pumpkin Pie spice sprinkled on it. DELICIOUS!!
Oct 15, 2012
just made this and absolutely loved it ...have tried many other recipes, but this one is easy and the most creamy with just the right amount of sweetness. Did not alter recipe and will definitely make it again.
Mar 23, 2012
This was easy to make and the taste is great. I added a bit more sugar than the recipe called for but I wish I had made it as per the recipe because I think it would have been plenty sweet with just 1/2 c. sugar. I added a little vanilla after it thickened and sprinkled a little bit of cinnamon on top. I will definitely make this again.