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rice pudding

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Marsha Gardner
Florala, AL

A comfort food at our house.

★★★★★ 1
serves 2-3

Ingredients For rice pudding

  • 2 1/2 c
    whole milk
  • 1/3 c
    uncooked long or short grain white rice
  • 1/8 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 lg
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp
    cinnamon, ground

How To Make rice pudding

  • 1
    In a medium heavy bottomed saucepan, combine milk, rice and salt and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer until the rice is tender, about 20 minutes. Stir frequently to prevent the rice from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  • 2
    In a small mixing bowl, whisk together egg and sugar until well mixed. Add a half cup of the rice mixture – a tablespoon at a time – beating to incorporate.
  • 3
    Add egg mixture back into the saucepan of rice and milk and stir, on low heat, for 10 minutes or so, until thickened. Be careful not to have the mixture come to a boil at this point. Stir in the vanilla. Remove from heat and stir in the cinnamon.
  • 4
    Serve warm or cold. I sometimes add 1/2-3/4 golden raisins while the rice is cooking, they will plump up and be delicous.

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