Cookbook:Italian Rice Pudding

Italian Rice Pudding
Category Rice recipes
Servings 8
Time 1½ hours

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Italian cuisine | Vegetarian Cuisine | Rice | Dessert

Italian Rice Pudding



  1. Bring water to a boil, add rice, salt, and butter
  2. Cover, lower heat to simmer and cook for 20 minutes.
  3. Place rice in upper part of double boiler with half and half, sugar, cinnamon stick, and lemon peel.
  4. Bring to boil over direct heat.
  5. Place over simmering water in double boiler and cook for 45 minutes.
  6. Remove cinnamon stick and lemon peel.
  7. Pour rice mixture into a 2-quart casserole and allow to cool.
  8. Sprinkle with cinnamon powder.

Tips, Notes, and VariationsEdit

  • Mixture will thicken as it cools.
  • Best at room temperature or slightly warm.