Pineapple Rice Pudding

Pineapple Rice Pudding

"'An aunt who lived in Hawaii shared the recipe for this tropical-tasting rice pudding,' relates field editor Joan Hallford of North Richland Hills, Texas. 'It's my family's favorite comfort food.'"
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35 m servings
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Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. In a saucepan, combine 3-1/2 cups milk, rice, sugar and salt; bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook for 15 minutes or until thick and creamy, stirring occasionally. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese. Beat in eggs and remaining milk. Stir into rice mixture. Cook and stir for 2 minutes over medium heat until mixture reaches 160 degrees F. Stir in vanilla. Spoon into six dessert dishes.
  2. Drain pineapple, reserving the juice; set the pineapple aside. In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, cornstarch, butter, salt and reserved pineapple juice. bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in vanilla and pineapple. Spoon over pudding.

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This is really good. I used long grain rice and had no problems with this getting thick and creamy. The higher fat the milk is that you use, the better. I'll use a can of evaporated milk, and...

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My family didn't care much about this one or the pineapple sauce. I personally thought it was too dry or not creamy enough, so I kept adding more milk to it. It was also not sweet enough by itse...

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This is really good. I used long grain rice and had no problems with this getting thick and creamy. The higher fat the milk is that you use, the better. I'll use a can of evaporated milk, and...

This was delicious, rich, creamy pudding. I had to cook the rice mixture 20 minutes to reach the thick/creamy stage. Also, I added a tiny bit more sugar at the end of cooking. I liked the pin...

every other day when i was in boarding school in ireland we got a bowl of rice pudding with a dollop of jam in the center for a sweet after dinner. and so began my love affair with rice pudding,...

My family absolutely loved it !! I did just a couple of small changes to make it more personal though. I added cinnamon to the pudding and replaced 1 cup milk with whipping cream. Didn't last th...

Yum! I have made this several times now and even for a potluck at work. Just the rice pudding in this recipe is fabulous, very creamy. I really think the cream cheese is the key here!

I made this for the first time and was absolutely delighted with the results. As another reviewer had suggested, I used 1 can of evaporated milk (the remainder was regular milk) and also 4oz cre...

For those of you having trouble with thickening, try a shorter, whiter rice. they tend to have more starchy properties than the long grain varieties, which is why the are used for risotto. try a...

My family didn't care much about this one or the pineapple sauce. I personally thought it was too dry or not creamy enough, so I kept adding more milk to it. It was also not sweet enough by itse...

Very good recipe. I really liked the pineapple sauce. It added a new touch to an old favorite. Very easy to make also.

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