Baked Rice Pudding Recipe

Baked Rice Pudding

  • 2 1/2 cups cooked white rice
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. 
  2. Coat a 3 quart baking dish with nonstick spray.
  3. Separate the grains of rice with your fingers. This is a sticky job!
  4. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk the eggs, and then whisk in the milk and sugar until the sugar dissolves.
  5. Whisk in the cinnamon, vanilla and zest. 
  6. Stir the rice into the egg mixture and break up any remaining clumps. 
  7. Pour into the casserole dish.
  8. Bake for 40 minutes, or until just set and golden on the surface.
  9. Makes 6 generous portions (Leftovers can be warmed in the microwave.