Extra Creamy Rice Pudding

This is not the rice pudding that grandma made. This version feels….intentional, whereas in the past rice pudding was often made as a way to use up leftover rice. The vanilla scented rice and the whipped cream make it a dessert that’s worthy of your holiday table!

Extra Creamy Rice Pudding Recipe

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Extra Creamy Rice Pudding Recipe

Extra Creamy Rice Pudding

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 4


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  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup long grain rice, rinsed
  • 2 cups heavy cream, divided
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp butter


  1.  Add the milk and vanilla to a medium sized saucepan and bring to a boil, add the rinsed rice and reduce to a simmer. Cook until the rice is tender and the milk has been absorbed, 15-20 minutes.
  2. Remove the rice from the heat and add in 1 1/2 cup heavy cream, sugar and salt. Return to medium heat and cook until thick, approx. 10-12 minutes.
  3. Add remaining 1/2 cup cream, egg, raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg and butter, cook for an additional 2 minutes, serve drizzled with maple syrup if desired.
  • Category: Baking, recipes