Stove-Top Rice Pudding

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

My daughter found this recipe in one of my cookbooks several years ago and decided to try it out. We liked it so much we have been making it ever since.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water, raisins, salt, cinnamon stick and lemon rind to boil; stir in rice.
  2. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer until liquid is almost all absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  3. Combine cream and sugar; stir into rice mixture.
  4. Cook gently over low heat until mixture is creamy.
  5. Whisk a little hot rice mixture into egg yolks, then stir yolk mixture back into pan.
  6. Cook over med-low heat until mixture thickens, about 1 minute.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  8. Just before serving, remove cinnamon stick and lemon rind.
  9. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon if desired.


Most Helpful

Thanks for such a great recipe. It was real easy to make and didn't use up as much milk as most rice pudding recipes. Will keep using this recipe

DotM January 03, 2006

The kids and I were wanting rice pudding but didn't want to use the oven on a hot Texas summer day, so we gave this a try. It was simple, smelled great while simmering, and had a good flavor. We kind of missed the 'custardy' texture of baked rice pudding, but this is a great stovetop alternative (especially if you prefer your rice pudding more creamy than custard-y). We'll do this again ~ thanks!

winkki July 24, 2004

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