Slow Baked Rice Pudding Recipe

Rice Pudding
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  • 3 hrs 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 3 hrs
  • Yield: (serves up to 12)
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This rich, creamy slow baked rice pudding recipe is the ultimate version of the classic comfort food. The old-fashioned method of slow cooking the rice in milk gives the vanilla custard an incredible silky texture and home cooked flavor. This rice pudding recipe is wonderful for entertaining guests. Just slip the casserole into the oven an hour before they arrive to give the house an irresistible aroma and then serve a fantastic dessert later.

What You'll Need

  • 2 tablespoons butter (softened)
  • 12 cups milk (whole)
  • 2 cups rice (uncooked)
  • 1/2 cup sugar (granulated)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon (ground)

How to Make It

Preheat the oven to 300F. Butter the inside of a 9-inch by 13-inch glass baking dish. Add the remaining ingredients to the dish and stir them thoroughly.

Bake the rice pudding, uncovered, for 2 1/2 to 3 hours, until the rice is tender and a brown skin forms over the custard. Cool the slow baked rice pudding for 10 minutes at room temperature and then gently remove the skin and discard it.