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The Best Creamy Rice Pudding Recipe

Sweet and easy to prepare, this is The Best Creamy Rice Pudding Recipe
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 7 minutes
Servings 8
Author Paula Jones


  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 and 1/2 cup milk can use whole, 1%, 2%, or almond milk
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup cooked rice


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray 8x8 inch casserole dish with non-stick spray or grease with solid vegetable shortening.
  3. In a small saucepan over medium heat, scald heavy cream and milk.
  4. Add sugar to milk and stir until it's dissolved.
  5. Stir in salt.
  6. In another bowl, whisk eggs.
  7. Stir rice into milk mixture.
  8. Temper eggs with milk. (Gradually add a ladle of milk at a time until eggs come up to temperature and won't cook when hot milk is added.)
  9. Add all milk and stir.
  10. Stir in vanilla.
  11. Pour into the 8x8 inch baking dish.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees for 55 to 60 minutes until set and lightly browned on top.
  13. Serve hot.
  14. Cover tightly and store leftovers in the refrigerator.

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