Slow Cooker Rice Pudding w/ Cherries & Almonds

Slow Cooker Rice Pudding W/ Cherries & Almonds

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A great family dessert and elegant enough for Company.

For a richer pudding, use half milk and half cream.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
4 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    arborio rice
  • 1/4 c
    dried cherries
  • 2 Tbsp
    ground almonds
  • 1 tsp
    lemon zest, grated
  • ·
    pinch of salt
  • 4 c
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • ·
    toasted sliced almonds, optional
  • ·
    heavy cream, optional

How to Make Slow Cooker Rice Pudding w/ Cherries & Almonds


  1. In a lightly greased slow cooker insert, mix together sugar, rice, cherries, almonds, lemon zest and salt.
  2. Whisk together milk, eggs and almond extract. Stir into rice mixture.
  3. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours, until rice is tender and pudding is set.
  4. Serve warm, garnished with toasted almonds and heavy cream, if desired.

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About Slow Cooker Rice Pudding w/ Cherries & Almonds

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American

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