Canadian rice pudding

Canadian rice pudding
You are no doubt familiar with classic rice pudding, so simple and delicious. Well, here's a version with a Canadian twist: sweetened with maple syrup instead of sugar, added in two stages.
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Last modified on: January 31th 2021

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For 6 people, you will need:
  • 1 rice 200 g rice
  • 2 whole milk 1 litre whole milk
  • 3 maple syrup 100 g maple syrup
  • 4 maple syrup 100 g maple syrup
  • Total weight: 1,400 grams

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
12 min.55 min.1 hour 7 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 10 min.
Canadian rice pudding
Put a saucepan of water on high heat. When it boils, tip in 200 g rice.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Canadian rice pudding
Leave to cook for about 5 minutes, then drain.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Canadian rice pudding
Pour 1 litre whole milk and 100 g maple syrup into a large non-stick pan and bring up to a simmer.

Stage 4 - 40 min.
Canadian rice pudding
Add the pre-cooked rice and mix well (with a soft spatula, for instance).

Turn the heat down to minimum and leave to cook gently and thicken.

Stage 5
Canadian rice pudding
Every time a skin forms on the surface (which is quite normal), simply mix this in.

Stage 6
Canadian rice pudding
Continue cooking until the rice pudding is smooth and fairly thick.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Canadian rice pudding
Take off the heat and add 100 g maple syrup.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Canadian rice pudding
Mix one last time and your Canadian-style rice pudding is ready.

Stage 9
Canadian rice pudding
Put into ramekins for individual servings.
It is important to add the maple syrup in two stages to give the rice pudding the full benefit of its flavour.

If you'd like even more flavour, you can increase the quantity of maple syrup added the second time.
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,364 Kcal or 5,711 Kj54 gr207 gr35 gr
68 %21 %20 %5 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
97 Kcal or 406 Kj4 gr15 gr3 gr
5 %1 %1 %<1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
227 Kcal or 950 Kj9 gr35 gr6 gr
11 %3 %3 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 4.55 €
  • Per person : 0.76 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Whole milkWhole milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pain perdu, Gâteau Basque , Bourguignon potatoes , Jerusalem artichoke purée with leeks, Milk rolls, ... All
RiceRice: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears, Pilau rice, Chocolate rice pudding, Creamy risotto with diced vegetables and flax seeds, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, ... All
Maple syrupMaple syrup: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pain perdu, Granola, Simple maple-syrup tart, Belle-helene in a glass, Pear and chocolate Paris puddings, ... All
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