Rice Pudding
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Vegan Rice Pudding

Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American, Greek
Keyword: dessert, gluten-free, holiday, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 4



  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup rinsed rice (white or brown)
  • 1 1/4 cup non-dairy milk substitute Coconut milk suggested
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg


  • If using a saucepan: In a medium saucepan, place the water, and bring to a boil. Add the rice, cover, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 35 minutes or until all of the water has been absorbed.
    If using a rice cooker: Follow your rice cooker's instructions for 1 cup of rice (white or brown)
  • Once your rice is cooked, add all remaining ingredients, stir well to combine, and continue to cook the mixture over low heat until all of the liquid has been absorbed.
  • Transfer the mixture to a a large bowl and place the pudding in the refrigerator to chill.
  • To serve, top individual servings with cinnamon before serving, if desired. You may also add a non-dairy whip (optional).


This easy rice pudding is great for the holidays. There is a ton of room for improvisation here. Non-dairy or dairy milks may be used, as well as a variety of toppings.
Recipe adapted from food.com.