Worlds Best Southern Rice Pudding

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“This makes old fashioned southern rice pudding into something decadent. When I make this, I sometimes serve it with a strawberry or raspberry sauce...helps to cut the richness while at the same time adding those calories we all need so much :p I sometimes double this & in my household of 7, it lasts one full day tops. The Southern U.S. grows and eats a LOT of rice and recipes like this are much loved down here.”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 12 cups milk
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 12 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (that's by the recipe,I use 2)
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract (I use 1 1/2 there)
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 12 cup whipping cream, whipped


  1. In medium saucepan over medium heat, heat milk and salt to boiling.
  2. Stir in rice; reduce heat.
  3. Simmer about 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. Cover; cook about 45 minutes or until milk is almost absorbed and rice is tender and creamy, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add vanilla, almond extract and sugar, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  6. Pour into large bowl; cover.
  7. Refrigerate until chilled, about two hours.
  8. Fold in whipped cream.
  9. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve.
  10. If serving with a sauce, spoon a little bit of the sauce into your serving dishes and layer it with tthe pudding.
  11. Doing that makes for a pretty visual effect to go along with the wonderful taste.

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