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Delicious Creamed Rice

A few weeks ago my youngest was asking me to make some creamed rice for her, a perfect winter dessert.  My previous attempts at making creamed rice was cooking the rice normally (with water) then stirring through some cream and condensed milk prior to serving, however I wanted to try to find a ‘creamy’ creamed rice recipe.  I asked my lovely readers on facebook if they can share their favourite recipe.  I was overwhelmed with the response, thank you all so much.  I am going to add them all below.  

Creamed Rice
 
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Serves: 5
Ingredients
  • 1L full Cream milk
  • ⅔ cup castor sugar
  • ½ cup arborio rice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Instructions
  1. Bring milk and sugar to boil, stirring gently
  2. Add rice, stir
  3. Reduce heat to very low, put lid on saucepan
  4. Simmer for 1½ to 2 hours
  5. Do not stir for the first 30 min
  6. From 30 minutes stir regularly to avoid clumping
  7. When milk is absorbed remove from heat, add vanilla
  8. Serve
Notes

I used Vanilla Paste to give it a rich vanilla flavour.

 

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  • 300Mls milk, 300 mls coconut milk 1/3 cup of arborio rice, sugar and vanilla to taste. Pop it all in a sauce pan and cook stirring occasionally. 
  • 1/3 rice 1/3 milk 1/3 sugar in a slow Cooker for 4 hours =yum!
  •  I don’t use a recipe, but I always add a can or 2 of Coconut Milk – it adds a subtle coconut flavour.
  • Steam or cook rice. Mix condensed milk through to taste. Serve with ice cream and tinned fruit. Very rich and very nice!!!
  • 1cup of rice to 4 cups of milk. Bring to boil and let simmer until rice is soft. Add sugar cinnamon and a teaspoon of butter to taste! Yum!!!
  • 1/2 cups short grain rice, 21/2 cups milk, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 2 teaspoons butter. Combine all but butter in a greased shallow dish, dot with the butter and bake in a slow over for about 2 hrs till milk is absorbed and rice is soft. My 4 LOVE it! I always double the mix.
  • Sweet cous cous tastes almost the same and is so much quicker! 1 tablespoon couscous, 1cup of milk , 1 tspn sugar and a pinch of cinnamon. Takes about 10 mins on the stove top. C/o Women’s Weekly.
  • SLOW COOKER CREAMED RICE: 1 litre of milk to 1/2 of ARBORIO RICE. Vanilla ess, to taste, cook til rice is soft, thicken with cornflour or custard powder, add sugar to taste. Make sure you use the right type of Rice.
  • When you use thd UHT milk, it gives you that rich creamy flavour like it’s been made with condensed milk! My family love it, I make 2 litres every couple days here at the moment!
  • ?1/2 cup medium calrose rice, 1/2 cup sugar, vanilla and 1200 ml milk in casserole dish. Sprinkle with nutmeg and cook in the oven for 2 hrs on 150.
  • Creamed Rice
    3/4 cup Arborio Rice
    1-1 1/2 cups milk powder
    1 litre water
    1/2 – 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    2-4 tablespoons sugar to taste

    Put all in pan and bring to boil.
    Stir thoroughly put the lid on and turn off the element. Leave on hotplate covered and no peeking for 30 mins.
    Check that grains are soft and plump. If not then reheat to boiling stir replace lid and leave for another 30 mins.
    I use a electric cooktop so the heat remains in the element but on a gas cooktop you may have to repeat the process.

    The trick is NOT to lift the lid til the 30 mins is up.

    Leave with lid on to cool for approx 1.5 hours ( the longer you leave undisturbed the better it is. Store in fridge once cooled and heat to enjoy.

  • I use a modified version of the masterchef recipe. 1 cup arborio rice, 3 cups milk, vanilla to taste. Cook until the milk is absorbed and the rice is cooked. Add 1/2 tbspn caster sugar right at the end – otherwise the rice won’t cook properly (a masterchef tip). I serve it with naturally sweetened (no added sugar) raspberry jam stirred in. Yumm and pretty good for diabetics too;-)
  • I use to have this one when I was a little girl and now I make this one my girls : boil rice drain water add a full tin of condensed milk and a few drops of vanilla essence (or to taste) stir till all mix (on the stove) and to temperature you like ( I love warm to hot)
  • CHEAT: Cook rice in a rice cooker and add condensed milk. Sprinkle with Cinnamon. EASY EASY EASY… YUM.

 Do you have a favourite Creamed Rice recipe you would like to share?  Please add it to the comments

 

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  • jess

    This sounds great Katrina, my youngest has only two teeth so far so looks perfect for her!ReplyCancel

  • Ruth Drew

    My daughter loves creamed rice!  I am going to make this for dessert tonight!  Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Just a Tip: put the rice in at the start before bringing it to boil because if you put the rice into the boiling milk it can retard the rice and stop it from becoming soft and creamy. This is my all time favourite recipe – but only if my dad makes it!!ReplyCancel

  • This is my mum’s creamed rice recipe in the pressure cooker.  It is simple and FAB!  I want to try yours but try this one.  It is amazing!

    I haven’t done any conversions but I am sure you will be able to work it out …….?

    1 pint milk  (600mls)

    2 oz sugar

    1 1/2 oz rice

    vanilla and dob of butter

    Put milk, butter and vanilla in cooker and bring to the boil.

    Add sugar and stir well and then add rice

    Pressure for approx. 15 mins.

    It does thicken when cooled.

    Just watch it as sometimes the milk can boil over
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  • Brenda

    We always had creamed rice hot like a veggie in school. Now my son loves it as they had it in school too (thanks Mrs Obama for deleting this from their meals). But I am having a hard time making it so I hope these will work for me. ReplyCancel

  • Sharon Young

    I use the Thermomix rice pudding recipe from the Everyday Cookbook. I thought it tasted a bit too eggy so now I make it without eggs. It still sets and my son often asks for it for dinner…sometimes I let him.ReplyCancel

  • Angelina Riegner

    Kat, you must try the Maple creamed rice recipie from ThermOMG, a thermo website. Yummo!!!! and easy peasy too xReplyCancel

  • David

    would these recipes work in a rice cooker?ReplyCancel

  • Raelee

    … in a saucepan put left over “cooked” rice (approx. 1C); add an egg to every Cup of milk (less if large eggs); drizzle of vanilla; beat and add 1Tblsn corn flour as it warms up; stir regularly with whisk until thickened; remove from heat; stir in large Tblsn honey (sweeten to taste).ReplyCancel

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