Royal Rice Pudding

Fork Facts:

Some form of rice pudding exists on nearly every continent on earth! This dish started off as a food for kings and queens because rice was such an expensive ingredient hundreds of years ago. Some of the oldest known recipes for rice pudding date back to 1390 in England!

SERVES: 4 portions

RECIPE TIME: 60 minutes

Palate Profile

With so many different options of rice, liquid, sweetener and flavourings, there are tons of ways to make rice pudding! Some cultures make their variations of this dish as a savoury side dish rather than a snack or dessert.

Additional Tips:

  • Rice pudding tastes delicious with cinnamon but other spices such as nutmeg, cardamom, and cloves can also be used.
  • This dish is great topped with seasonal fruit such as berries, peaches or cherries.

What you need:

  • 1 Cup Uncooked Brown Rice
  • 1 1/2 Cups Water
  • 2 Cups Milk
  • 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Tsp Cinnamon

What to do:

  1. Make sure to wash your hands before you begin.
  2. Bring 1 1/2 cups of water to a boil; stir rice into boiling water. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. In a clean saucepan, combine 1 1/2 cups cooked rice, 1 1/2 cups milk, and brown sugar. Cook over medium heat until thick and creamy, about 15-20 minutes.
  4. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup milk and cook for 2 more minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and cinnamon.