When it seems like the cold is here to stay and the idea of another delivered pizza is enough to make you nauseous, a home-cooked meal is just what the doctor ordered. This warm and sweet rice pudding is easy to make and guaranteed to remind you of family.

Rice Pudding

  • Prep Time:30 minutes
  • Cook Time:1 hour
  • Total Time:6 hours (needs to chill for at least four hours)
  • Servings:6
  • Easy


  • 6 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup long-grain rice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Photo by Sierra Baldwin
  • Step 1

    Rinse a medium saucepan with cold water (do not dry it). Pour in milk and bring to a boil over medium heat.

  • Step 2

    Stir in rice and return to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, until the rice is tender (about 55 minutes) while stirring occasionally.

  • Step 3

    Combine cream, sugar, egg yolks, vanilla, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.

    Photo by Sierra Baldwin
  • Step 4

    Stir the cream mixture into the tender rice until completely combined. Heat to a boil.

    Photo by Sierra Baldwin
  • Step 5

    Remove from heat and pour into a 2 quart serving dish.

  • Step 6

    Sprinkle the surface with cinnamon and chill for at least four hours.

    Photo by Sierra Baldwin