Creamy Stovetop Rice Pudding

Connie Kiers


This is a lovely creamy rice pudding that is very simple to make.

I got this recipe many, many years ago from a local farm paper. It is the best rice pudding I've ever tasted.

★★★★★ 2 votes
6 - 10, depending how much dessert you like to eat
30 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


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6 c
whole milk
1 c
converted rice
1/2 c
white sugar
1/4 tsp
2 Tbsp
2 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Creamy Stovetop Rice Pudding


  • 1Combine milk, rice, sugar, butter and salt in a 3 quart heavy saucepan.
  • 2Over MEDIUM heat, heat above mixture until tiny bubbles form around the edge, stirring frequently. This can take anywhere from 15 minutes to 1/2 hour, depending on your stove.
  • 3Reduce heat to LOW. Cover and simmer for about 1 hour or till rice is very tender, stirring occasionally.
  • 4Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.
    If desired, sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg before serving.
  • 5We like to eat it hot, but you can also serve it cold.

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About Creamy Stovetop Rice Pudding

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Canadian

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