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Milchreis I – German Milk Rice Pudding Recipe

This is a great comfort food for breakfast or dessert.  You will find this on German menus quite often, and kids love it. There are many slight variations, but this recipe is a good start.

Difficulty: Easy.
Preparation Time: 45 minutes.
Portions: 4.



  1. Mix the rice, sugar and salt in a large saucepan. Stir in the cream and milk. Place over medium heat and bring to a boil, stirring often.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer the rice for 30 minutes, or until soft and milk mixture becomes thick. Stir often.
  3. Stir in vanilla extract.
  4. Serve warm with cinnamon and sugar or fruit compote.