My Grandmother’s Rice Pudding Recipe

My Grandmother’s Rice Pudding Recipe

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This will remind you of your grandmother’s rice pudding recipe. It is one that will surely bring back childhood memories in the kitchen.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 2 hrs 15 mins
Total: 2 hrs 25 mins


  • 3/4 cup Carolina rice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 ½ qt whole milk
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg, add 1 more if desired
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Nutmeg , to sprinkle on top


  1. Add rice, sugar, milk and salt in a double boiler.

  2. Cook uncovered for approximately 2 hours, after 15 minutes. Stir frequently so the rice doesn't clump. Take off the stove.

  3. Beat egg and fold in the mixture with the vanilla extract. Put in a large bowl and sprinkle with nutmeg.

  4. Cover and refrigerate until cool and firm before serving.


  • Sugar: 55g
  • :
  • Calcium: 407mg
  • Calories: 491kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 81g
  • Cholesterol: 76mg
  • Fat: 13g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 484mg
  • Protein: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 605mg
  • Vitamin A: 634IU
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