From sweet to spiced and baked to boozy, these rice pudding recipes are the cream of the crop.


Citrus Rice Pudding

citrus rice pudding
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Once you try rice pudding with a citrus twist, you'll never turn back. All it takes to spruce up this basic dessert is one blood orange and one Meyer lemon.

Recipe: Try our Citrus Rice Pudding

Creamy Rice Pudding

Creamy Rice Pudding

Intimidated by the thought of making rice pudding? Don't be—this recipe only uses seven ingredients and takes just over half an hour.

Recipe: Try our Creamy Rice Pudding

Rum-Raisin Rice Pudding

Rum-Raisin Rice Pudding

Give a wintery, festive spice to regular ol' pudding. Golden raisins cooked in rum and sugar become a plump and flavorful addition to your spoon, while egg yolks thicken the mixture to perfection.

Recipe: Try our Rum-Raisin Rice Pudding

Rice Pudding Smoothie

Rice Pudding Smoothie

Think there's only one way to enjoy rice pudding? Think again—this quick and easy recipe (seriously, only 10 minutes!) uses cream cheese for a thicker smoothie spin.

Recipe: Try our Rice Pudding Smoothie

Irish Cream Rice Pudding

irish cream rice pudding

Rather than simmering the ingredients for a long time, this recipe uses the oven to make the rice tender. Topped with Irish cream and butter cookies, it's a must-have for chilly winter nights.