If there’s one thing I can always find leftover in my refrigerator, it’s white rice. A few weeks ago I blogged one of my favorite ways to use it. Well, this, ladies and gents, is the other. Rice pudding is one of the best desserts out there in my book. Rich and filling, homey and comforting.

This version is made on the stove top, and it came together in no time flat. I usually have all the ingredients required on hand, so I can see myself  making this for the nights I want to have dessert – but, don’t want to put forth too much effort. I topped it with a dab of homemade whipped cream, and some fresh ground cinnamon. A perfect, easy dessert for Christmas Eve this year! For an extra kick, soak the raisins in a bit of rum before adding them to the pudding.

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5 Comments

  1. Posted December 20, 2011 at 7:51 AM | Permalink

    I love Rice pudding. I really like that you used a vanilla bean, I bet it tastes wonderful!

  2. Maryellen
    Posted December 20, 2011 at 9:04 AM | Permalink

    This looks so yummy and I ALWAYS have white rice leftover that gets hard and I throw it away or put it in soup. This sounds wonderful.

  3. Posted December 22, 2011 at 2:16 AM | Permalink

    That looks very comforting indeed :)

  4. Erin
    Posted December 24, 2011 at 9:59 PM | Permalink

    My husband loves rice pudding. This is also a great way to use up left over rice!

  5. Posted January 1, 2012 at 10:21 PM | Permalink

    This looks delicious! Great photo! I love rice pudding so I’ll have to try this out.

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