Newfie Rice Pudding


A yummy, custard-like rice pudding that will remind you of home if you grew up in Newfoundland. I was searching for years and upon guidance from my aunt and some tested recipes, I fine-tuned a yummy result! Eat this pudding as is or top with whipped cream, tin of cream, or milk to your liking.

rice pudding in dish
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
1 8-inch square dish


  • 2 cups cooked rice

  • 1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk (such as Carnation ®)

  • 1 cup raisins (Optional)

  • 2 small eggs

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon custard powder

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg (Optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8x8-inch baking dish.

  2. Whisk rice, evaporated milk, raisins, eggs, white sugar, brown sugar, custard powder, and vanilla extract together in a bowl; pour into the prepared dish. Sprinkle nutmeg over rice mixture.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted into the center of pudding comes out clean, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

235 Calories
4g Fat
44g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 235
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 63mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 28g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 135mg 10%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 303mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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