Rice pudding seems a tad old fashioned, but that's just part of its charm. Some of these recipes play to those older ideals, but others blow those assumptions right out of the water. Whether it's just using a different type of rice, or a different combination of flavors and spices, all of these rice pudding recipes are sure to delight your palette. Many of these can be made to share, but be prepared to want it all to yourself. If that happens, don't worry, these recipes can easily be doubled!
Old Fashioned Rice Pudding Recipe with Salted Caramel and Toasted Pecans
A classic dessert recipe full of flavor, made even better with salted caramel and toasted pecans. It’s creamy, rich and very easy to make.
Find the recipe at: Call Me PMC
Creamy Arborio Rice Pudding
This simple recipe uses arborio rice, freshly scraped vanilla beans and orange zest. Raisins are added at the end and get plump and juicy, which are fun to chomp into!
Find the recipe at: Sweetly Serendipity
Milk Rice Pudding
This is a bare bones recipe made with just milk, rice, sugar and a bit of orange zest. Best served with fresh fruit, your choice. Blueberries and raspberries seem to be the best compliment.
Find the recipe at: Scandi Foodie
Lebanese Rice Pudding Dessert With Pistachio
A simple, classic recipe for rice pudding, made with orange blossom water and sprinkled with pistachios.
Find the recipe at: Mama’s Lebanese Kitchen
White Chocolate and Vanilla Rice Pudding
This is an easy, creamy rice pudding recipe that oozes with white chocolate. Real vanilla beans make it even more special.
Find the recipe at: Mimi Sinclair via Woman and Home
Eggnog Rice Pudding
Made with eggnog and garnished with nutmeg, this rice pudding is best served with a healthy dollop of whipped cream.
Find the recipe at: No Biggie
Indian Rice Pudding (Kheer)
This is a traditional recipe, flavored with cardamom and has a rich, whole-milk base. Jasmine rice makes it extra special, along with the beautiful touch of saffron.
Find the recipe at: Saveur
Rice & Carrot Pudding
Mixing it up and adding carrots to the mix, this pudding is elevated with the flavors of cardamom and cinnamon.
Find the recipe at: Kiran Tarun
Thai Coconut Black Rice Pudding & Mango Coconut Ice Cream
Not only is this a unique take on rice pudding, it also includes a bonus recipe for mango coconut ice cream that is the perfect compliment to this dish. The pudding is made with thai black rice and creamed coconut. Muscovado sugar and vanilla sweeten it up.
Find the recipe at: Briana’s Kitchen
Creamy Ginger Rice Pudding with Honeyed Roast Pears and Walnuts
Poached pears are just the tip of the iceberg with this recipe. They are then caramelized in honey, butter and walnuts. The fresh ginger and vanilla bean create a delicate syrup that helps flavor the rice.
Find the recipe at: Colm via Cockles n’ Mussels
Which one will you be trying first?