Creamy Rice Pudding

This Creamy Rice Pudding made with white rice is a fast and easy, not to mention classic, recipe. In just 30 minutes, you’ll have a velvety, sweet, delicious dessert.

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Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 20 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 30 mins


  • 1 bag Success® White Rice
  • 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk, divided
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ground cinnamon (optional)
  • fresh fruit (optional)
  • fresh mint leaves (optional)


  • Looking for a basic, yet easy, rice pudding recipe that you’ll want to repeat for years to come? Try this classic Creamy Rice Pudding, made with precooked white rice and all the right ingredients.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Meanwhile, heat 1 cup of evaporated milk, sugar and salt in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

    Step 3

  • Add cooked rice to heated milk mixture and continue to cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring constantly.

    Step 4

  • Beat egg with remaining milk in a small bowl. Gradually pour into hot rice mixture, stirring constantly. Continue to cook for 5 minutes.

    Step 5

  • Add vanilla and stir to combine.

    Step 6

  • Serve rice pudding warm or cold. Top with cinnamon, fresh fruit and mint, if using.

Classic & Creamy

This Creamy Rice Pudding recipe doesn’t just offer you traditional taste, it’s also very easy to make! With basic ingredients and just one pot, you’ll go from simple ingredients to a delicious dessert in just 30 minutes.

Aside from its other simple ingredients — including evaporated milk, sugar, eggs and salt — this recipe also calls for our 10-minute Success® White Rice, which can be made in the microwave or on the stovetop.

Easy to prepare, this rice pudding dish only requires a few steps. You’ll start by heating the milk, sugar and salt mixture, then adding in cooked white rice, and ultimately cooking it all for an additional 10 minutes.

It’s as simple as that! Now the fun part. With this traditional recipe, making it yours is easy — all you have to do is choose the right toppings. Enjoy this dessert with ground cinnamon or vanilla extract and top it off with fresh fruit or mint leaves. Or, get creative and add anything you have on hand, like chocolate chips or crumbled cookies. Anything goes!

However you decide to dress up your dessert, with these steps, you’ll be sure to enjoy a delightful rice pudding in half the time it takes to make other versions. Try a whole grain dessert by whipping up this Creamy Brown Rice Pudding.

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