Colombian Coconut Rice Pudding

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by mandabears

This is a very good rice pudding recipe that I got from a box of Carolina White Rice. I usually add the flake coconut as my optional ingredient, but it is also terrific with diced mango. It does not work well with skim milk or 1% milk, but is ok with anything 2% or more.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 236.59 ml carolina white rice (or any other brand of long grain white rice)
  • 49.61 g package instant pudding mix, I use Vanilla or 49.61 g package coconut cream
  • 473.18 ml half-and-half (or whole milk)
  • 118.29 ml flaked coconut, chopped pistachios, raisins, macadamia nuts, chocolate chips, fun chips (optional) or 118.29 ml diced fresh fruit (optional)
  • whipped cream, chocolate curls, maraschino cherries for garnish


  1. Prepare rice according to package directions. Set aside to cool.
  2. In mixing bowl, combine pudding mix, and Half and Half.
  3. Mix for 2 minutes.
  4. Fold in rice and desired choice of add ins.
  5. Spoon into 6 dessert cups.
  6. Chill.
  7. Garnish as desired.
  8. Enjoy.

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