Crock Pot Rice Pudding

Rice pudding is one of my favorites and with this recipe I need to be careful!  This recipe is so easy I could see myself putting this together in the morning for rice pudding every night!  I don’t think my waste-line would appreciate that or would my blood sugar level!  But for a once in awhile treat – this is perfect.

Because you use arborio rice, it is almost like a dessert risotto, so creamy.  I really think the lemon zest makes this perfect finish to it.  Stella and I ate it hot, warm and cold and to tell you the truth I loved it each and every way!

Crock Pot Rice Pudding (recipe from Organic Authority)

Rice pudding served


3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup Arborio rice
1/4 cup dried cherries
2 Tbsp. ground crispy almonds
1 tsp. grated lemon zest
Pinch salt
4 cups organic milk
Heavy cream (optional)
2 organic eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract

1. Grind your almonds – I use a coffee grinder- and grate your lemon.

Rice pudding almonds

Rice pudding lemon

2. Add sugar, rice, cherries, almonds, lemon zest, and salt to your crock pot. Combine well with a wooden spoon.

Rice pudding dry

3.In a large bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, and vanilla extract. Add to your crock pot and combine. If you want a thicker or richer rice pudding, you could use heavy cream instead or a combination of milk and heavy cream (which I did).

Rice pudding wet

4. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours. The rice will be tender and set into a pudding.

Rice pudding ready to cook

Rice pudding done

Serves 6.  If you use organic ingredients, it breaks down to about $1 per serving – tasty and economical!

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3 Responses to Crock Pot Rice Pudding

  1. Candace says:

    Wow. What a marvelous recipe. Sounds and looks delicious!! xox

  2. Jo says:

    Easy and looks delicious! I love my crock pot and here is another reason why!

  3. Deborah says:

    Rice pudding is one of Wayne’s favorites but I’ve never made it for him. That’s about to change as this recipe is so easy and I love that it is made in the crock pot! Yummy!

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