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The Ultimate Guide to Rice Pudding Recipes

When it comes to creamy desserts and fragrant flavour, there’s no better treat than a rice pudding. The traditional recipe is classically delicious, but sometimes it’s nice to shake up your favourite foods and keep things interesting!

Check out these amazingly unique and extra yummy rice pudding recipes that will make your tummy rumble.

1. Vanilla bean rice pudding

VIEW IN GALLERYVanilla bean rice pudding

(Source: Picky Cook)

Changes don’t have to be huge! Adding just a hint of vanilla amps up the flavour.

2. Cardamom rice pudding

VIEW IN GALLERYCardamom rice pudding

(Source: Food: A Love Story)

Are savory and sweet combinations your favourite? A hint of cardamom spice changes things up perfectly!

3. Cardamom and coconut rice pudding

VIEW IN GALLERYCardamom and coconut rice pudding

(Source: Emma’s Little Kitchen)

Do you like the idea of cardamom but wish it had a little something extra? Try this recipe with cardamom and coconut!

4. Baked rum raisin rice pudding

VIEW IN GALLERYBaked rum raisin rice pudding

(Source: Goodies by Anna)

Lots of rice pudding recipes have raisins in them, but this one has a tasty splash of rum!

5. Old fashioned creamy rice pudding

VIEW IN GALLERYOld fashioned creamy rice pudding

(Source: Julie’s Kitchenette)

Okay, so this recipe is more classic, but it’s one of our very favourites.

6. White chocolate cardamom rice pudding with marmalade and cointreau sauce  

VIEW IN GALLERYWhite chocolate cardamom rice pudding with marmalade and countreau sauce

(Source: Food 2 Fork)

This recipe has everything! Rich chocolate, a bit of spice, and sweet fruit marmalade!

7. Citrus-lemongrass rice pudding

VIEW IN GALLERYCitrus-lemongrass rice pudding

(Source: Washington Post)

This rice pudding is basically a little piece of citrus heaven.

8. Lemon maple rice pudding


(Source: Mom’s Kitchen Handbook)

Sometimes it’s nice to balance that same fruity citrus flavour with some sweetness! Maple is the perfect addition.

9. Honey and lemon rice pudding

VIEW IN GALLERYHoney and lemon rice pudding

(Source: Good Food)

Is maple not really your thing? Try sweetening the lemony deal with honey instead!

10. Cinnamon raisin rice pudding

VIEW IN GALLERYCinnamon raising rice pudding

(Source: Cafe Delites)

Cinnamon raising rice pudding has a rich taste that’s perfect for an autumn night.

11. Brown sugar raisin rice pudding

VIEW IN GALLERYBrown sugar raisin rice pudding

(Source: Recipeler)

If cinnamon isn’t a flavour you’re into, try switching it out for brown sugar!

12. Coconut ginger rice pudding

VIEW IN GALLERYCoconut ginger rice pudding

(Source: Gourmet Garden)

This recipe tastes like something you might find at a Thai restaurant, we we’re crazy about it.

13. Creamy apricot rice pudding

VIEW IN GALLERYApricot rice pudding

(Source: Food Network)

Lemon isn’t the only fruity taste that compliments rice pudding nicely. This apricot recipe is a delicious alternative.

14. Mango coconut rice pudding

VIEW IN GALLERYMango coconut rice pudding

(Source: Fine Cooking)

We’re not sure we can think of anything more tempting than coconut and mango together, especially in a creamy rice pudding.

15. Chocolate rice pudding

VIEW IN GALLERYChocolate rice pudding

(Source: The Splendid Table)

Don’t think we’ve forgotten about the chocolate lovers! This rich chocolate rice pudding will make your mouth water.