This Rice Pudding Recipe is so nice on cold evenings to enjoy with custard, cream, or even ice cream. It is also a great recipe to use your left-over rice. Remember, there are so few baked puddings without raising agents – this is one of them.

rice pudding

Rice Pudding

Delicious and easy rice pudding
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Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine South African
Servings 4 servings
Calories 379 kcal


  • ¾ cups white rice uncooked
  • 2 cups milk divided
  • cups white sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 egg beaten
  • cups raisins
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence


  • In a saucepan boil the 1 ½ cups water, stir rice into boiling water.
  • Reduce the heat to low, cover and let it simmer for 20 minutes.
  • In a separate saucepan, combine 1 ½ cups cooked rice, 1 ½ cups milk, sugar and salt.
  • Cook over medium heat until thick and creamy, 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Stir in remaining ½ cup milk, beaten eggs, and raisins, cook for 2 minutes more, stirring continuously.
  • Remove from heat and stir in butter and vanilla essence.


Calories: 379kcalCarbohydrates: 69gProtein: 8gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 69mgSodium: 234mgPotassium: 400mgFiber: 2gSugar: 23gVitamin A: 351IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 160mgIron: 1mg
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