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Dairy Free Rice Pudding

This dairy free rice pudding is made without milk and can be made with almond milk, coconut milk, or oat milk.

dairy free rice pudding in a mason jar with a spoon on a white marble counter

Rice pudding is a favorite dessert in the United States but is actually popular worldwide.

I love making rice pudding when I accidentally over cook rice as a way to spare the rice from getting tossed.

This dairy free rice pudding is made without milk and what I love about it is how versatile it is.

You can make this rice pudding with coconut milk if you want a hint of tropical flavor – though beware of the calories…

Or you can make rice pudding with almond milk which is a favorite with a lot of dairy free and vegan cooks.

Personally, my favorite way to make rice pudding is with oat milk because a good oat milk is almost indistinguishable from regular milk.

If you like this recipe, you may also like my dairy free chocolate pudding and my dairy free chia pudding.

Does rice pudding contain milk?

Yes, rice pudding contains milk. In fact, it is one of the main ingredients for rice pudding.

How can you make rice pudding without milk?

The best way to make rice pudding without milk is by replacing the milk with a dairy free milk alternative.

Can you make rice pudding with almond milk?

Yes, you can make rice pudding with almond milk.

You can use any almond milk but I recommend either almond cooking milk or an unsweetened barista styled almond milk.

Can you make rice pudding with coconut milk?

Yes, you can make rice pudding with coconut milk.

Can you make rice pudding with oat milk?

Yes, you can make rice pudding with oat milk.

I recommend a full fat neutral flavored oat milk so you don’t have an oat flavor and so it is really creamy.

Can you make rice pudding with brown sugar?

Yes, you can make rice pudding with brown sugar. If you want to replace the white sugar in this recipe with brown sugar you can.

Does rice pudding have raisins?

Raisins are often added in rice pudding and you can add them if you want to. Personally, I like it better without raisins or with golden raisins.

For a fall flare you can also use cranberries instead of raisins.

Yield: 4 servings

Dairy Free Rice Pudding

dairy free rice pudding in a mason jar with a spoon on a white marble counter

This dairy free rice pudding is made without milk and can be made with almond milk, coconut milk, or oat milk.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 cups coconut milk, barista style almond milk, or full fat oat milk, divided
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup long grain white rice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ground cinnamon, optional

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine 5 1/2 cups almond milk, coconut milk, or oat milk, sugar, and salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  2. Stir in rice and reduce heat to low so that there is a gentle simmer.
  3. Stirring regularly, cook for 50 to 60 minutes until it reaches a pudding like consistency. The closer the pudding is to being done the more constantly it will need to be sirred.
  4. When done, remove from heat and stir in vanilla
  5. Let cool and then refrigerate. The last 1/2 cup of the dairy free milk of your choice is stirred in just before serving.
  6. Sprinkle with cinnamon if desired.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 313Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 437mgCarbohydrates: 49gFiber: 0gSugar: 44gProtein: 13g

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