Riz Au Lait (French Rice Pudding)

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by *Bellinda*

Mmmmh! Milk, vanilla and cinnamon. Those aromas will take you back to your childhood. This dish is great as dessert or even for breakfast. There are so many variations on rice pudding; fruits, nuts, exotic spices like cardammon, star anise, clove...I like them all. But this simple version is the one I like the most. It tastes best with whole milk. I have substituted some of the milk with heavy cream because I had some left over and that made it even more creamy. It tastes great hot and cold.

Top Review by eCCAbOO

Yum! Subbed coconut oil for butter & added an extra pinch of cinnamon. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring 4 cups of water to a boil and cook rice for about 2-5 minutes and strain.
  2. Meanwhile warm up milk with vanilla, cinnamon, sugar and salt added.
  3. Bring to a light boil and add rice.
  4. Cover and let simmer on LOW(!) for 30-45 minutes.The rice should be really soft for this dish. Stir and check a few times to make sure the rice doesn't burn or stick to the bottom.
  5. Add butter and stir.
  6. Add egg yolks, one at a time, and stir. After a couple minutes it's done.

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