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Chocolate Rice Pudding in the Instant Pot

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Make creamy chocolate rice pudding in the instant pot for a comforting sweet treat. This updated twist on classic rice pudding is quick and easy to make with the rich creaminess of condensed milk and a fabulous cocoa flavor.

Two small glass bowls filled with creamy chocolate rice pudding in front of pressure cooker.

Enjoy the comfort of rice pudding in a fraction of the time.  Start with raw rice, milk, cocoa powder and sweetened condensed milk and have sweet creamy chocolate rice pudding with almost no effort.

This rice pudding is thick, rich and creamy, just the way you would want it to be. The chocolate flavor almost reminds me of hot chocolate because it is so creamy.

Use this recipe as a base and feel free to add an mix-ins or toppings that you would like. Throw on some mini chocolate chips or add some fruit if you would like.

Milk, rice, water, cocoa powder and condensed milk ready to be made into rice pudding.

You can eat your pudding warm or cold. I always find it interesting the way different people prefer their rice pudding.

I love to eat it warm. There is something extra comforting about it when the bowl warms your hand and everything is extra creamy.

But I know a lot of folks like to chill it before they eat it too. Maybe you should have one bowl fresh and warm and another cold and creamy.

If you do plan to eat it chilled, you may want to stir in a little bit of extra milk. The pudding does thicken up as it chills, so a little extra liquid will do it some good.

Using an Electric Pressure Cooker to Make Rice Pudding

Sometimes it is the fact that you have leftover rice that prompts you to make rice pudding. But it is so good, sometimes you just want to make it for the sake of it, so you don’t have cooked rice on hand.

That is where your pressure cooker comes in. Start with uncooked long grain rice and be ready to dig in in no time.

The rice cooks in water, milk and cocoa powder, so it is already creamy and chocolaty. The stir in sweetened condensed milk to instantly make it rich, sweet and ready to eat.

If you are a regular here, you know I always have cans of condensed milk in the pantry. It is a staple in our house.

You can also make your own homemade sweetened condensed milk if you want to keep it homemade. It is sure to be delicious either way!

Spoonful of chocolate rice pudding showing the creamy chocolate texture, ready to eat.

If your rice pudding is thicker than you would like it, stir in an extra splash of milk. If it is too thin, just cook it a little bit longer.

Should you rinse the rice before making rice pudding?

Give the rice a quick rinse to make sure it is clean and remove a little of the excess starch. You don’t have to make the water run completely clear though, that starch will help to thicken up the pudding.

More Great Chocolate Pudding Ideas

If you have extra hot chocolate mix lying around, try turning some of it into hot chocolate pudding. It is smooth, creamy and super easy to make.

Classic chocolate pudding pie is another great option. We love topping ours with cream cheese whipped cream for an extra special treat.

Bowls of chocolate rice pudding topped with mini chocolate chips.

Of course you could make a batch of classic homemade chocolate pudding. It is hard to go wrong with the original.

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Two small glass bowls filled with creamy chocolate rice pudding in front of pressure cooker.

Instant Pot Chocolate Rice Pudding

Servings: 6 Servings
Author: Carlee
Make creamy chocolate rice pudding in the instant pot for a comforting sweet treat. This updated twist on classic rice pudding is quick and easy to make with the rich creaminess of condensed milk and a fabulous cocoa flavor.
4.94 from 15 ratings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 14 oz. sweetened condensed milk

Instructions
 

  • Put rice, milk, water, and cocoa powder in instant pot. Seal lid and press the porridge button.
    1 cup long grain rice, 2 cups whole milk, 1 cup water, 1 Tablespoon cocoa powder
  • Quick release the pressure and stir in the sweetened condensed milk. Feel free to add a splash more milk if the pudding is too thick.
    14 oz. sweetened condensed milk
  • Eat right away or chill and serve.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 364kcalCarbohydrates: 60gProtein: 11gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 37mgSodium: 153mgSugar: 53g

Nutritional Disclaimer

“Cooking With Carlee” is not a dietitian or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories and other nutritional values can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.

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Andrea Nine

Monday 22nd of August 2022

I’ve never had chocolate rice pudding but now I really want to! This looks delicious!

Carlee

Tuesday 23rd of August 2022

It's so good!