Yummy Creamy Pumpkin Rice Pudding

I haven’t made this recipe yet, but with the cold, rainy weather upon us, I think I will soon…

Creamy Pumpkin Rice Pudding
Baking means less hands-on time for this creamy pudding. Make up to 24 hours ahead, and prepare the topper just before serving.
Preheat even to 325º F
2/3 cup water
1/3 cup uncooked long grain rice
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup milk
2/3 cup home-made pumpkin puree or canned pumpkin
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup dried cranberries, raisins and/or craisins
1 medium red apple and/or green pear, cored and thinly sliced (1 cup)
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
2 tablespoons honey
1. Preheat oven to 325º. In small saucepan, combine water and rice. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed, stirring once.
2. In medium bowl, combine eggs, milk, pumpkin puree, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla, and salt. Stir in rice and 1/2 cup of the cranberries. Pour mixture into 1 1/2-quart straight-sided deep baking dish. Place dish in baking pan on oven rack. Pour boiling water into baking pan until water comes halfway up sides of baking dish.
3. Bake 30 minutes;stire. Bake 35 minutes more or until outside edge appears set. Remove dish from oven. Cool slightly on wire rack.
4. Meanwhile, in bowl combine remaining 1/4 cup cranberries and boiling water to cover. Let stand 15 minutes; drain. Just before serving, toss together apple, walnuts, honey, and cranberries. Spoon over pudding. Serve warm.
5. To store, cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours. Serves 6.
If anyone makes this recipe, please leave a comment and let me know how it turns out!

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2 Responses to “Yummy Creamy Pumpkin Rice Pudding”
  1. different says:

    mmmmmmmmm … this sounds delicious!
    may have to give it a try myself 🙂


  2. Jessica Benzakein says:

    Be sure to let me know what you think of it!


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