Orange-Cinnamon Rice Pudding

Anastasia Keramidas for Vitacost.com/blog

by | Updated: July 19th, 2021

If you have a hankering for a treat or just want to spice up breakfast, you’ll savor the comforting flavors and textures of this rich rice pudding recipe. Using fresh oranges for juice and zest makes all the difference in flavor, and you can easily sub in coconut milk to make it vegan. This simple dish is delish as-is, or use it as a blank canvas for toppings like nuts, fruits, seeds and more. Serve it for dessert, as a snack or if you need a breakfast that will get you out of bed.

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Orange-Cinnamon Rice Pudding

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 427 kcal
Author Anastasia Keramidas

Ingredients

Optional: 1 tsp. corn starch

Instructions

  1. In medium saucepan, heat milk and vanilla on medium-low. Cook 10 minutes. Use wooden spoon to skim milk skin.
  2. Add rice and stir frequently for 5 minutes. Cover and cook 9 minutes or until rice thickens into pudding.
  3. Remove lid and add sugar, cinnamon, orange juice, half Tbsp. zest and salt.
  4. Stir frequently until pudding is desired consistency. If necessary, add corn starch to thicken.
  5. Pour into individual bowls and let cool.
  6. Top with cinnamon, additional zest and toppings of your choice.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Orange-Cinnamon Rice Pudding
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 427 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 146mg6%
Potassium 449mg13%
Carbohydrates 76g25%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 493IU10%
Vitamin C 25mg30%
Calcium 317mg32%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.