Milchreis
(German Rice Pudding)

Milchreis is the German version of rice pudding. It's a sweet dessert that is popular in countries all over the world. 

The dish is obviously a children's favorite but many adults that have a sweet tooth can't resist a bowl of rice pudding either. Some sources claim that the first rice pudding recipe originated in Persia. Today there can be countless recipes found all over the globe with many tasty variations within individual countries as well.

 In Germany Milchreis is usually served with cinnamon and sugar, applesauce, hot cherries, strawberries or other fruits. 




Preparation time: 10 minutes 
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Cooking time: 10 minutes
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Resting time: 30 minutes
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Total time needed: 50 minutes
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Grade of Difficulty: standard

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Serves 4






Ingredients
For
German Milchreis / Rice Pudding

  • 1 liter full cream milk or long life milk
  • 1 heaped tbsp. butter
  • 3 tbsp. sugar 
  • 1 vanilla pod, sliced open and vanilla paste scraped out
  • 250 grams / 8.81 oz. round grain rice

Recipe inspired by Lea27784 you can find her recipe in German language here


Directions


How to prepare
German Milchreis  / Reispudding

  • Place a large pot on the stove, turn on the plate to low to medium heat and add butter
  • Once the butter has melted add the rice and let it briefly fry while continually stirring
  • Add milk, sugar, vanilla pod and vanilla paste
  • Heat up rice and milk mixture while continually stirring it gently
  • Keep on stirring the milk and rice mixture till it is beginning to boil
  • Switch of the stove to lowest setting
  • Keep on stirring the rice till it stops boiling
  • Cover with lid and let the rice stand for 15 minutes
  • Stir well, cover again with lid and let the rice pudding stand for another 15 minutes
  • Take of the heat and serve warm or cold with cinnamon and sugar, hot cherries, cubed water melon or fruit or jam of your choice




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