Total Time
Prep 3 mins
Cook 25 mins

From the Famous Brand Name Recipes cookbook 'WHOLE-GRAIN COOKING,' this recipe is a nice change from the puddings made with white rice! [NOTE: If you use any butter when cooking the rice, DO NOT add another tablespoon of it as per this recipe.]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In medium saucepan, combine rice, milk, syrup [& raisins, if including them], & bring to boil.
  2. Reduce heat & simmer 20 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Remove from heat & stir in butter & cinnamon.
  4. If desired, garnish with additional cinnamon.


Most Helpful

This is a pretty good recipe, simple and the kids like it. For me it was WAAAAY too sweet. I had to add more rice and milk after starting this batch with the recommended half cup of maple syrup. In the end I made a double recipe without adding more syrup and that was better. I also used far less raisins than the recipe calls for. I guess it depends on how much you like raisins. My other tweak to this one was I used salted butter and added about a tsp of salt. It was too bland without it.

elizabethf07 June 17, 2010

Awesome recipe with a few changes! I only used a little less than 1/4 cup maple syrup and tossed in about a 1/2 tablespoon of brown sugar. I upped the spices to my liking because it was a little bland. Because it was already so creamy, I only put in a teaspoon of butter. I also added a cup of chopped dates along with the raisins (I only put in a 1/2 cup of raisins.) It came out delish. Side note: long grain brown rice actually has a lot of valuable nutrients and protein, so if you cut back on the sugar and butter, this is a pretty healthy breakfast option. (On occasion;)

skylarkolisko January 02, 2015

This hit the spot tonight. I did add a little salt, used maple syrup, a tad of brown sugar, craisins, and topped with whipped cream. Delicious! Thanks for posting the recipe, I'll be making this again.

Lucky in Bayview October 14, 2012

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