Greek Lemon-Rice Pudding

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by echo echo

A dessert adapted from one of the wonderful Moosewood cookbooks. Times do not include extra time needed for pudding to cool.

Top Review by Finneus Fudge

This is a wonderful recipe! I had my doubts about not adding any milk, but it turned out delicious. The only change I made was to add 1 teaspoon of Tangerine Liquor to give the citrus flavor a kick. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine 1-2/3 cups water with rice, butter and salt in a small saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil and lower the heat to a mild simmer.
  3. Cover and cook until rice is tender, approximately 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from stove and beat in the eggs.
  5. Continue to beat 1-2 minutes.
  6. Stir in sugar, lemon juice and peel, and vanilla.
  7. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  8. Sprinkle top generously with cinnamon.
  9. Cool to room temperature.
  10. Cover tightly and refrigerate until cold.

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