Coconut Milk Rice – A Childhood Favorite

  • 10 mins prep
  • 30 mins cook
  • serves 4 people

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  1. Mihaela| says:

    This is the taste of childhood; it’s all coming back now!!

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      I am glad, nothing like enjoy a past moment with love

  2. Katrina says:

    Coconut, cinnamon, and vanilla is a perfectly decadent flavor combination! Thank you for this delicious and fragrant arborio rice recipe.

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      The pleasure is all mine, thank you for stopping by Giangi’s Kitchen.

  3. Sue says:

    My mom used to make rice pudding, this brings back so many memories!

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      I am so happy it did.
      Happy Holidays!

  4. Emily says:

    We loved the flavors in this simple rice dish. Will definitely be making again!

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      Thank you!

  5. Judith says:

    Absolutely delicious! I added some red fruits just before serving simply to add colour.

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      That sounds wonderful. What a great idea!

  6. Cindy Mom the Lunch Lady says:

    I learned how to make rice pudding when working in the retirement residence. I remember how all the residents would give me tips on how to improve it. They were all so excited when it was rice pudding for dessert.

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      We all have a version of this dessert, and it is so wonderful to see how many memories it stimulates. I am sure the residents where in heaven when you prepare your version to them.
      Thank you for sharing

  7. Nancy says:

    Such a creamy and comfy dessert that is so nostalgic

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      Comfy food at its best in my book too.

  8. Katie says:

    Such incredible recipe! Super easy and rich flavor!

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      Thank you!

  9. Bianca says:

    We used to have milk rice a lot as kids. This brought back memories! Haven’t had it in such a long time but still so goood!

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      Enjoy! We are never too old for good yummy childhood food.

  10. Natalie says:

    I haven’t made this in ages, great recipe! Thanks for reminding me!!

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      The pleasure is all mine.

  11. Gina Abernathy says:

    Thanks for the memory. I had this as a child but forgot all about it until now. I’ll have to make this soon. So creamy and looks so satisfying.

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      Thank you, I am glad it brought back good memories for you.

  12. Kalin says:

    I’ve never had this before but it looks and sounds delightful!

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      It is one of those desserts that you want one more bite…

  13. Mallory says:

    I cannot wait to try this! It looks and sounds amazing!

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      You will love it.

  14. Jeannie says:

    this is similar to what we used to have, you brought back memories have to try this again.

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      I am glad you will make it.

  15. Cindy L says:

    Rice pudding is so delicious! I love it with cinnamon, vanilla and raisins. YUM!!

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      Raisins! Love raisins. My dad used to put them in and I always loved them.
      Next time.
      Thank you for stopping by.

  16. Keri says:

    I’ve had milk rice before, but never coconut milk rice. What a fantastic idea!!

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      It is a bit richer, and yet so yummy too.

  17. Joanna says:

    I love rice pudding and welcome this lactose-free recipe. Coconut milk is such a great addition to the recipe!

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      Thank you.

  18. Jere Cassidy says:

    We called this creamed rice and it was a favorite growing up. I like your version with the coconut milk and the egg for extra richness. Great recipe.

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      Thank you, I am so happy you enjoyed it.
      Is your recipe close to this one? Love to hear how you make yours. Thank you.

  19. Katie says:

    Such a perfect coconut milk rice! Simple to make and full of flavor!

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      Thank you, I am happy you enjoyed it.

  20. kate says:

    thanks for bringing back memories with this coconut milk rice – it is so soothing and just super cozy and warm

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      The pleasure is all mine and I am happy you enjoyed it.
      Thank you for stopping by.

  21. Jeanine says:

    I love this recipe and the fact you used Arborio rice I love that and cinnamon and vanilla are my favourite flavours…the addition of coconut milk is great also Thank you

  22. Mary Loise Bandao says:

    We just had this Coconut Milk Rice and it’s perfect! The taste and the texture are well blended.

    1. Giangi Townsend says:

      Thank you for your feedback, I am glad you enjoyed it.

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