Tapioca Pudding Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Marcia Andrews Modified: March 23, 2022
Tapioca Pudding Recipe

How To Make Tapioca Pudding

Take a trip down memory lane with this tapioca pudding recipe. It’s tasty, comforting, and ready to serve in just half an hour.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Cool Time: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • cupsmilk
  • ½cupheavy cream
  • 3tbspinstant tapioca
  • 6tbspsugar
  • 1egg,large, beaten
  • tspsea salt
  • tspvanilla extract
  • ½cupraisins,optional


  1. Combine milk, heavy cream, tapioca, sugar, egg, and salt in a medium-sized saucepan. Whisk well then allow to sit undisturbed for 5 minutes.

  2. Place on stovetop over medium heat and, whisking constantly, bring mixture to a boil.

  3. Continue to boil while whisking for an additional minute then remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract (and raisins if using).

  4. Pour into a heatproof serving dish and cover with plastic wrap, making sure the plastic wrap is touching the entire surface of the tapioca pudding.

  5. Allow to cool for 20 minutes before uncovering and serving.

Recipe Notes

Tapioca pudding is excellent served either warm or chilled, so store uneaten tapioca in the refrigerator in an airtight container and serve leftovers cold.


  • Calories: 239.02kcal
  • Fat: 11.05g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.13g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.59g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.41g
  • Fiber: 0.49g
  • Sugar: 25.12g
  • Protein: 4.57g
  • Cholesterol: 62.98mg
  • Sodium: 97.85mg
  • Calcium: 127.56mg
  • Potassium: 238.38mg
  • Iron: 0.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 135.07µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.40mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Bars and Brownies

Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe

These Cranberry Bliss Bars are a little slice of heaven! White chocolate chips hidden in a blondie cookie bar with dried cranberries then the perfect cream cheese frosting overtop and finished off with sprinkled droplets of cranberries and a white chocolate drizzle for the best garnish is just the beginning!
30 mins


No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Recipe

You won't need any ovens for this Oreo cheesecake recipe. It's a creamy dessert that's made even more luscious by the addition of white chocolate.
6 hrs 20 mins


Navajo Tacos and Indian Fry Bread Recipe

With this Navajo Tacos, you get tender Indian fry bread topped with cumin and paprika-seasoned beef and veggies to satisfy your comfort food cravings.
55 mins


Peanut Butter Oreo Icebox Cake Recipe

This icebox cake is loaded with creamy peanut butter and crunchy Oreo for a delightful dessert treat! Prep a sweet serving of this in just 10 minutes.
4 hrs 10 mins


Nutella Fruit French Toast Cannoli Recipe

Start your day with a sweet and fruity breakfast. Fresh berries, banana, and Nutella wrapped in French toast, this cannoli recipe will brighten up your day.
10 mins

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Spicy Mayo Recipe

Elevate your dishes with this 5-minute spicy mayo! Skip on the store-bought versions, and whip up your own delectably creamy condiment.
5 mins

Pies & Pastries

Cranberry Pear Crumble Pie Recipe

This cranberry pear crumble pie recipe combines juicy pears, lots of cranberries, and a buttery brown sugar topping to make an irresistible dessert.
3 hrs

Leave a comment

Replying to