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Slow Cooker Rice Pudding with Condensed Milk

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This creamy slow cooker rice pudding has the goodness of sweetened condensed milk and cinnamon cooked inside. It is slightly caramelized, really comforting and so easy to make.

Two small glass bowls filled with rice pudding with cinnamon and raisins next to slow cooker.

If you are looking for a simple comfort food dessert, this rice pudding is it. It turns simple ingredients into something delicious.

I love adding cinnamon and raisins to my rice pudding, it just feels classic which is what I am going for when I make it. However you can omit either or both.

Milk, condensed milk, rice, vanilla, cinnamon and raisins ready to be made into rice pudding.

Or use dried cranberries or cherries instead of raisins if you prefer. Or toss is dried blueberries and use lemon zest instead of cinnamon for a brighter flavor profile.

Making rice pudding in a slow cooker

If you can measure, dump and stir you can make this recipe. It turns uncooked rice into a delicious pudding with almost now work thanks to the help of a crockpot.

Start by greasing the crock. This will make cleanup easier later.

I used a short grain arborio rice in this recipe because I love the creaminess it naturally has. That is what makes it so good in risotto.

It allows you to add a whole lot of milk and you end up with a thickened pudding that has great mouthfeel. I have not tried this recipe with standard long grain white rice, but I can’t see why it wouldn’t work.

If you give it a try, be sure to let me know about it in the comments below.

The sweetened condensed milk adds all of the sugar you need for the recipe. Plus it adds a bit of richness that makes it extra special.

It almost caramelizes a bit as it cooks. I think it adds such great depth and deliciousness.

Creamy rice pudding with cinnamon, raisins and nutmeg.

Then just add some whole milk, cinnamon and a splash of vanilla. A handful of raisins is good too, cooking them in softens them up and adds more sweetness to the mix.

Stur it all together and put the slow cooker on high. Every slow cooker is a bit different, but it should be done after about two and a half hours.

Give it a stir and check the doneness of your rice. If it needs a little more time check it again in about a half an hour.

Bowls of condensed milk rice pudding with spoons and nutmeg grated by crockpot.

If it goes too long, the rice may absorb more liquid than intended. Just stir in a little bit more milk if it needs loosened back up.

I like serving my rice pudding warm with a tiny bit of grated nutmeg on top. You can also enjoy it chilled if that is your preference.

Storing leftover pudding

Any leftover rice pudding can be stored in the refrigerator for up to four days. If you want to enjoy the leftovers warm just add a splash of milk and heat it in the microwave until it is heated through.

More tasty rice pudding recipes

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Turn leftover rice into a tasty banana and honey rice pudding. It is quick, easy and super satisfying.

Make creamy rice pudding in the instant pot for a comforting sweet treat. This updated twist on the classic rice pudding is quick and easy to make but still has that old timey delicious dessert flavor.

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Yield: 8 Servings (approximately 1 cup each)

Slow Cooker Rice Pudding

Two small glass bowls filled with rice pudding with cinnamon and raisins next to slow cooker.

This creamy slow cooker rice pudding has the goodness of sweetened condensed milk and cinnamon cooked inside. It is slightly caramelized, really comforting and so easy to make.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups arborio rice
  • 14 oz. sweetened condensed milk
  • 5 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • optional: 1/2 cup raisins

Instructions

  1. Grease slow cooker insert.
  2. Stir all ingredients together in the slow cooker.
  3. Cook on high for 2.5-3.5 hours or until most of the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender.
  4. Serve warm or chilled. Top with grated nutmeg if desired.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 384Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 152mgCarbohydrates: 62gFiber: 0gSugar: 50gProtein: 11g

All nutritional information is estimated and will depend on the exact ingredients you use.

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This creamy slow cooker rice pudding has the goodness of sweetened condensed milk and cinnamon cooked inside. It is slightly caramelized, really comforting and so easy to make.

Thanks for sharing!

Andrea Nine

Friday 22nd of April 2022

Oooh I get this is so yummy. Anything with sweetened condensed milk has me drooling! YUM!!

Carlee

Friday 22nd of April 2022

You'll love how easy it is to make too!

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