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three small bowls with rice pudding and cinnamon sticks on the side.
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5 from 2 votes

Classic Rice Pudding

A delicious old fashioned classic rice pudding that will satisfy the entire family. Super creamy, rich, and thick. A guaranteed hit!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 207kcal


  • saucepan


  • 1/2 cup long grain rice
  • 6 cups whole milk
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract


  • Place the milk, rice, sugar, cinnamon stick, and salt in a medium sauce pan and cook over medium-high heat.
  • Cook for about 1 hour stirring frequently. Cook until the mixture thickens and resembles yogurt.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the ground cinnamon and vanilla extract.
  • Let the rice pudding come to room temperature before refrigerating.


Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 225mg | Potassium: 255mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 296IU | Calcium: 214mg | Iron: 1mg