15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes

By Kate Hackworthy | Last Updated: August 1, 2017

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Firni (Pakistani Screwpine-Infused Ground Rice Pudding)

Rice pudding is the ultimate dessert comfort food. It’s rich, creamy, filling and absolutely delicious. The rice acts as a great vehicle for so many flavorings, from winter spices to tropical tastes.

I’ve rounded up the 15 best creamy and dreamy recipes to show you just how versatile this pudding can be. Cast aside any outdated notions that this dessert is bland, and be inspired with these creative takes on the classic dessert.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Baked Coconut Rice Pudding

Baked Coconut Rice Pudding // This creamy vegan baked pudding from Julie Hasson for VegKitchen is perfect as dessert or an indulgent breakfast, whether eaten hot or cold.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Vegan Rice Pudding with Winter Spiced Berry Compote

Vegan Rice Pudding with Winter Spiced Berry Compote // This vegan pudding from Veggie Desserts is rich, creamy and easy to make. It’s topped with a quick winter spiced berry compote that has a sweet sharpness to contrast the rich pudding.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Firni (Pakistani Screwpine-Infused Ground Rice Pudding)

Firni (Pakistani Screwpine-Infused Ground Rice Pudding) // In this traditional Pakistani recipe, ground rice is used, creating a smooth pudding. It’s infused with screwpine or rose water and sprinkled with dried rose petals. This recipe, from Tara’s Multicultural Table is adapted from the cookbook Summers Under The Tamarind Tree by Sumayya Usmani.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Fragrant Jasmine Rice Pudding Cake

Coconut Cardamom Rice Pudding with Blackberry Compote // Life Currents has turned pudding into a gluten-free cake! Using jasmine rice, this pudding is topped with lime whipped cream, berries and lemon thyme.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Portuguese Rice Pudding

Portuguese Rice Pudding // Arroz Doce is a traditional Portuguese Christmas dessert. Homemade Interest’s recipe is made with the fragrant mix of rice, sugar, milk, eggs, cinnamon, and lemon peel.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Coconut Rice Pudding with Cardamom Spiced Honey Pears

Coconut Rice Pudding with Cardamom Spiced Honey Pears // It only takes 15 minutes to make this cozy and fragrant dessert from Healthy World Cuisine. It’s a great way to use up leftover rice, and the cooked pears make it extra special.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Saffron Rice Pudding

Saffron Rice Pudding // Herbivore Cucina has combined cardamom, saffron, almonds and rose petals in this fragrant pudding.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Cashew and Date Vegan Rice Pudding

Cashew and Date Vegan Rice Pudding // This light and creamy dessert from Crave the Good is filled with creamy jasmine rice cooked in cashew milk, with chopped dates. It’s made in a rice cooker.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Instant Pot Rice Pudding Brulee

Instant Pot Rice Pudding Brulee // Krumpli has used the Instant Pot for this pudding with a twist: it has a crispy crunchy brulee topping.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Eggnog Rice Pudding with Chocolate Drizzle

Eggnog Rice Pudding with Chocolate Drizzle // This eggnog pudding from The Worktop would make a perfect Christmas breakfast. It’s also a great way to use up leftover eggnog.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Coconut Rice Pudding

Coconut Rice Pudding // Dessert fans will love the tropical twist and toasted coconut in this recipe from Living Sweet Moments.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Tiramisu Rice Pudding

Tiramisu Rice Pudding // 4SonsRus has turned the luscious coffee and chocolate flavours of tiramisu into this dreamy pudding.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Creamy Rice Pudding with Boozy Blueberries

Creamy Rice Pudding with Boozy Blueberries // Tinned Tomatoes has made this creamy pudding and topped it off with a quick berry compote of blueberries, red wine and cinnamon.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Chai Rice Pudding

Chai Rice Pudding // In Tess Masters’ recipe for The Blender Girl Book on Veg Kitchen, she infuses the pudding with fragrant chai spices and adds stewed apple and chopped pistachios.

15 Creamy & Dreamy Rice Pudding Recipes: Caramac Rice Pudding

Caramac Rice Pudding // BakingQueen78 has added Caramac chocolate bars to her creamy pudding, making it a flavourful and decadent treat.

 

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