Grandma's Rice Pudding


My grandma used to make this for my mom, and she made it for me. It's just like hot rice pudding and so yummy served with cinnamon!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
4 servings


  • 1 ½ cups water

  • ½ cup long grain rice

  • 1 cup 2% milk

  • ½ (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon


  1. Bring water and rice to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until rice is tender and water has been absorbed, about 20. Add 2% milk, evaporated milk, sugar, and butter; stir well and cook until creamy, about 20 minutes longer. Serve sprinkled with cinnamon.

Cook's Note:

Do not use instant rice in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

301 Calories
8g Fat
51g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 301
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 99mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 33g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 207mg 16%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 265mg 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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