A simple recipe for rice pudding involves combining milk and sugar with cooked white or brown rice. Adding raisins and cinnamon is also a simple way to add flavor.
For a simple stove top pudding, Rachel Ray provides an easy-to-follow recipe on her website. The ingredients needed for this recipe include 3 cups of milk, 2 cups of cooked rice, 1/2 cup of raisins, 1/3 cup of sugar and generous pinches of salt and cinnamon. In a saucepan, combine all of the ingredients and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and allow to simmer. Stir occasionally for 20 minutes until the milk is absorbed and the pudding is thickened. The pudding can be served warm or cold and makes 3 1/2 cups.
For a baked rice pudding, the ingredients needed include 1 1/2 cups of cooked rice, 1/4 of raisins, two eggs, 1 1/2 cups of milk, 1/2 cup of sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Place the raisins and rice in a greased 1-quart casserole dish. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, sugar and nutmeg, and pour over rice. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center of the pudding comes away clean. This recipe yields 4 to 6 servings.