Old Fashioned Slow Cooker Rice Pudding

Total Time
3hrs 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This recipe is so easy because you don't have to cook the rice first. My whole family loves it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a colander, rinse rice thoroughly under cold water.
  2. Put in lightly greased slow cooker. I use a round, 3.5 to 4 qt cooker.
  3. Add remaining ingredients, except for butter & whipped cream.
  4. Stir to combine.
  5. Pour butter over rice mixture.
  6. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 1/2 to 3 hours, until rice has absorbed the liquid.
  7. When ready to serve, spoon into dessert bowls and top with sweetened whipped cream.


Most Helpful

I made this recipe countless times over the last year as I was very ill and it was one of the only things I could eat. This is definitely a keeper for our family. Over this time I have tweaked it a little to suit myself so here goes: 1. I leave out the butter completely. I felt I could do without the added fat and cholesterol. It makes no difference to the taste or texture of this wonderful pudding. 2. I usually turn the slow cooker off while the pudding is still runny, but the rice is cooked. Makes it less thick and gives it a "creamed rice" texture! 3. Goes very well with any bottled fruits like apple, berries, nectarines, peaches, apricots etc. 4. I add a few cardamom pods - scrummy! 5. An alternate version I make is substituting the 3/4 cup granulated sugar for 1/2 cup dark brown sugar and a tablespoon of golden syrup (treacle would work well too if you aren't fortunate enough to have golden cane syrup in your country!) 6. If you don't like this pudding this sweet, just cut down the sugar to 1/2 cup..........yummy! Hmmm......I wonder how it would go with Chocolate milk instead of regular milk..........watch this space.......:)

Glennie Annie January 12, 2010

Easy to make and delicious! I used 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup Twin sugar, added a cinnamon stick (in addition to the ground cinnamon), vanilla, and 2 cardamom pods, I also only used 2 tablespoons of butter and served without the whipped cream. Next time I will watch over the crock pot more closely though. I left and came home after about 3 hours and it was bubbling over so next time I will either cook lower or stay home and keep an eye on it.

Keee November 06, 2010

Easy & tasty (i did cut the sugar back to 1/2 cup figuring I could add but not take away & it was just sweet enough for me)! However, as others said, very thick (kind of like a solid after 2 1/2 hrs). I added about 1 1/2 cups of milk on the keep warm setting to make it creamy.

PSULisa December 31, 2010

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