This delicious rice pudding is simple and great for young children.


  • 1.5 litres milk

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cinnamon quill

  • Zest of one lemon (or zest of one orange)

  • 200g risotto rice (or other short grain variety)


  • 1.

    Place a large saucepan over medium heat and add milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and lemon zest. Stir regularly and allow to come to the boil slowly.

  • 2.

    When the milk has just boiled turn the heat down to low and add the rice.

  • 3.

    Continue to stir occasionally and allow the rice to cook really slowly for 40 miutes, or until the rice is tender. You can add plain milk if the infused mixture runs out before the rice is cooked.

  • 4.

    Remove from heat and serve garnished with a little fruit.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 412kj
  • Fat Total 8g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Protein 10g
  • Carbohydrate 73g
  • Sugar 46g
  • Sodium 111mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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