Old Fashioned Barley Pudding

READY IN: 2hrs 5mins
Recipe by Charlotte J

Similar to rice pudding.

Top Review by Outta Here

A nice change from rice pudding and healthier for diabetics. Very tasty and loved the "chewiness" of it. And not too sweet! I made a couple of changes. Left out the raisins and added a little ground cardamom. Made for ZWT 9.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil water and add barley and salt.
  2. Cook slowly for 45 minutes or until barley is tender.
  3. Cool.
  4. Combine milk, salt, sugar, butter, vanilla and eggs and beat well.
  5. Then add cooked barley, raisins, lemon rind and juice.
  6. Turn into a well-greased 1 ½ quart baking pan.
  7. Set pan into a larger baking pan in oven.
  8. Pour hot water into the larger pan to within an inch of the top of the custard.
  9. Bake at 325 degrees, for about 1 hour until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  10. Serve hot or cold.

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