Minute Tapioca Recipe

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Pat Modified: August 20, 2021
Minute Tapioca Recipe

How To Make Minute Tapioca

Treat your tastebuds to a classic dreamy treat in this minute tapioca recipe, made with milk and sugar, for a silky dessert that’s made from 5-ingredients.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • cupsmilk,or whole milk
  • 1large egg
  • cupgranulated sugar
  • 3tbspminute tapioca,or instant tapioca
  • 1tspvanilla extract


  1. Add the milk and egg to a medium saucepan and whisk well to combine.

  2. Stir in sugar and tapioca and let sit for 5 minutes.

  3. Turn heat to medium and bring mixture to a bubbling, full boil, stirring constantly, being careful not to let it burn.

  4. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.

  5. Place a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface of the pudding and cool for 15 to 20 minutes.

  6. Serve warm or cold. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 284.31kcal
  • Fat: 8.86g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.69g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.43g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.75g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.68g
  • Fiber: 0.09g
  • Sugar: 34.03g
  • Protein: 9.16g
  • Cholesterol: 84.37mg
  • Sodium: 120.29mg
  • Calcium: 264.35mg
  • Potassium: 321.80mg
  • Iron: 0.52mg
  • Vitamin A: 129.55µg
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