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Dairy FREE Rice Pudding

I love comfort food, especially when it comes to chilly autumnal evenings where the best way to spend the evening is tucked in a special blanket on the sofa watching Strictly Come Dancing and X Factor whilst tucking into something soothing and warm, and rice pudding has to be one of the best for that.

My Mom has always made a good rice pudding, its a firm family favourite.  Since realising my intolerance to dairy however, I had to miss out on this tasty treat.  That was, until recently, when we tried making a dairy free rice pudding using rice milk – and wow it worked YEAH!

Here’s the recipe, so you too can share in the yummy, comforting dairy free rice pudding delight…

  • 5 oz pudding rice
  • 1 carton of Rice Dream Rice Milk
  • 2 oz raisins (if desired)
  • Sprinkling of nutmeg

Dairy Free Rice Pudding Recipe:

  • Preheat the oven to 150c / 300f / Gas Mark 2.
  • Place the rice, rice milk and raisins (if desired) in an ovenproof dish.  Sprinkle a little nutmeg over the top.
  • Place in the over for 2 hours.
  • Leave to cool slightly, then serve warm.  Can also be eaten chilled.

Dairy FREE Rice Pudding

Dairy FREE Rice Pudding

Brown Rice Pudding

As a kinder on the tummy alternative to pudding rice, you can use brown rice.  This requires a slightly different approach…

Use the same ingredients replacing 5 oz pudding rice with brown.

  • Weigh out the rice and wash under cold water for a couple of minutes to remove the starch.
  • Place in a saucepan on the hob with the rice milk, raisins (if desired) and a sprinkle of nutmeg.
  • Bring to the boil.  Then turn down the heat to a gentle simmer and cook for approximately 30 – 40 minutes, or until the rice is tender and fluid has been absorbed, stir occasionally.
  • Take off the heat, cover and leave in the pan to steam for 15 minutes.
  • Leave to cool slightly, then serve warm.  Can also be eaten chilled.

Note – brown rice, in its nature, will be firmer than pudding rice and so will have more bite to it.

Rice Pudding Suggestions…

  • Serve as is, or with a spoonful of St Dalfours Fruit Spread (available in a variety of flavours) to give the rice pudding that extra edge.
  • Use half Rice Milk and half Vanilla / Almond / Hazelnut Rice Milk for extra natural sweetness and flavour.
  • Split open a vanilla pod and scrape out the seeds adding them, and the pod, to the rice pudding before cooking.  Be sure to remove the pod before serving.
  • Use half Rice Milk and half Coconut Milk for a small added luxury.

Happy Autumnal Comfort Food – enjoy my dairy free rice pudding – Yum!

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  • Reply
    September 23, 2010 at 4:43 am

    Would this be the 32 oz/946 ml carton or a larger size?

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    March 15, 2011 at 8:02 pm

    Just made the rice pudding with Japanese rice on the stove top. Unbelievably creamy and delicious. Thank you.

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    Helen Hunter
    August 4, 2015 at 2:01 pm

    What size is the carton of rice milk, I have bought small ones, 200ml

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