Mr. Food: Classic Rice Pudding

Rice pudding is one of those comfort foods that just soothes the soul; that’s why it’s a favorite all around the world! Our recipe for Classic Rice Pudding is a back-to-basics dessert that will thrill you with its light vanilla flavor and creamy taste. You won’t want to miss having a taste of this internationally loved and totally easy pudding recipe!

What You’ll Need

  • 8 cups (1/2 gallon) milk
  • 1 cup uncooked long- or whole-grain rice
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

What to Do

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, combine milk, rice, egg yolks, and sugar. Bring to a boil and cook 20 to 25 minutes or until thickened and the rice is tender, stirring frequently to keep the rice from sticking.
  2. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla, and allow to cool slightly. Spoon into a serving bowl or individual dessert dishes, and chill 2 to 3 hours. Serve or cover and keep chilled until ready to serve.

For a Finishing Touch!

  • Add a little extra wow” to this by topping each serving with a generous dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of nutmeg. Man is this good!!