Creamy Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pudding

This recipe for Creamy Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pudding is made with our Success® Tri-Color Quinoa, brown sugar, cinnamon and sweet coconut milk, all bound together with rich egg yolks.

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Creamy Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pudding

Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 25 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 30 mins


  • 1 bag Success® Tri-Color Quinoa
  • 1 can (13.5 oz) light coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • salt, to taste
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • This Creamy Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pudding is made with quinoa, coconut milk, cinnamon, egg yolks and a bit of vanilla.

    Step 1

  • Empty contents of quinoa bag into a 2-quart saucepan. Add coconut milk, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt.

    Step 2

  • Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 3

  • Whisk egg yolks together in a small bowl. After 20 minutes, remove 1/4 cup of hot quinoa mixture and quickly whisk into egg yolks.

    Step 4

  • Add this mixture back to remaining pudding, whisking constantly until pudding begins to thicken.

    Step 5

  • Add vanilla and continue to stir and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and allow to cool, stirring occasionally.

    Step 6

  • Serve warm or refrigerate for a firmer pudding.

Creamy Pudding with Quinoa

Want a dessert that tastes good, but isn’t super heavy? Then we’ve got just the sweet treat you’ve been looking for! This Creamy Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pudding is our not-so-guilty pleasure, made with Success® Boil-in-Bag Tri-Color Quinoa and all the fixings.

With a touch of vanilla, coconut milk and a dash of cinnamon, this treat is full of warm, tropical flavors. The addition of coconut milk makes our Success® Tri-Color Quinoa even tastier and gives this recipe a luscious, creamy texture.

Besides the coconut milk, this quinoa pudding gets a boost of velvety and rich texture from another key ingredient — egg yolks. That’s right, we’ll walk you through how to incorporate whisked egg yolks into hot quinoa until the mixture has fully thickened.

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