Satisfy your sweet cravings & make Super Creamy Rich Instant Pot Rice Pudding in 23 mins! Save time & no need to worry about watching your pot. Your family will enjoy this Easy Rice Pudding – a luxuriously comforting dessert!

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Instant Pot Rice Pudding

Save time and make Rich & Super Creamy Instant Pot Rice Pudding in pressure cooker! Your family will love this Comforting & Deliciously Easy Rice Pudding Dessert.
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Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 22 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Servings: 4 - 6
Calories: 236kcal
Author: Amy + Jacky

Ingredients

Milk & Egg Mixture:

  • 2 cups (500ml) whole milk
  • cup (78g) white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon (5ml) vanilla extract
  • 2 pinches sea or table salt
  • 1 large egg , beaten

Toppings:

Instructions

  • Rinse Rice: Add 1 cup rice to inner pot. Rinse rice a few times over cold water, then drain really well.

    Rice to Water Ratios:

    1 cup (230g) Jasmine Rice - 1 cup (250ml) cold water
    1 cup (200g) Arborio Rice - 1 ½ cup (375ml) cold water
    1 cup (210g) Basmati Rice - 1 cup (250ml) cold water

    Add cold water in the inner pot, then remove 2 - 3 tablespoons of water.
    *Note: Instructions for a more precise method here.

  • Add Spice & Pressure Cook Rice: Add 1 cinnamon stick (4g) + ½ teaspoon (2g) nutmeg to the inner pot. Give it a quick mix. Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 5 minutes, then Natural Release for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, release remaining pressure.
  • Make Milk & Egg Mixture: While the rice is pressure cooking, beat a large egg in a large glass container. Add 2 pinches sea salt, 1 tsp (5ml) vanilla extract, and ⅓ cup white sugar (78g), then mix well. Pour in 2 cups (500ml) whole milk, then mix well.
  • Make Rice Pudding: Pour milk mixture into the cooked rice. Bring the rice pudding mixture to a simmer (Instant Pot: press "Cancel", then "Saute" button). Stir occasionally with a spatula. As the rice pudding mixture heats up, the starch will be released and it will start to thicken. Add in 1 tbsp (14.5) unsalted butter for a more creamy, rich and smooth texture. Continue to stir until the rice pudding reaches desired consistency. Turn off the heat. The rice pudding will thicken as it cools down.
  • Sweeten & Serve: If adding raisins, add them to the bottom of the serving bowl, then pour the rice pudding over the raisins, and stir to combine. Sprinkle some cinnamon powder on top. Then serve hot or cold. Enjoy~ 🙂*Pro Tip: If you are not adding raisins, be sure to taste and sweeten the rice pudding with more sugar or other sweeteners.

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Nutrition

Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 49mg | Potassium: 152mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 4.6% | Calcium: 11.1% | Iron: 2.4%
Course: Dessert, Dinner
Cuisine: American, British, Canadian, European
Keyword: easy rice pudding, instant pot dessert, instant pot recipes, instant pot rice pudding, instant pot rice recipes, instapot rice pudding, pressure cooker recipes, pressure cooker rice pudding, rice pudding
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Step-by-Step Instant Pot Rice Pudding Cooking Guide

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Most White Rice will work for making Rice Pudding. These 3 types of rice are great choices.

Best Types of Rice for Making Rice Pudding - Jasmine Rice, Arborio Rice, Basmati Rice

Jasmine Rice – Arborio Rice – Basmati Rice

*Pro Tip: Different types of rice will require different cooking times, and the results will vary. Jasmine rice & Basmati rice will come out less chewy compared to Arborio Rice.

Instant Pot Rice Pudding Recipe Ingredients

1

Rinse Rice


*Pro Tip: The Rice to Water Ratio is critical in cooking perfect rice, so be mindful in measuring the exact amount you use! 🙂

Method #1 – Easy Method:

Add 1 cup of rice to the inner pot. Rinse the rice a few times over cold water, and rub the rice with your hands. Drain really well.

Instant Pot Rice Pudding: add rice to Instant Pot, rinse, and drain well.

Rice to Water Ratios:

  • 1 cup (230g) Jasmine Rice – 1 cup (250ml) cold water
  • 1 cup (200g) Arborio Rice – 1 ½ cup (375ml) cold water
  • 1 cup (210g) Basmati Rice – 1 cup (250ml) cold water

Add cold water in the inner pot, then remove 2 – 3 tablespoons of water.

Method #2 – Most Precise Method:

First place the inner pot on a kitchen scale. Then, add in 1 cup of rice.

Click on the “tare” button, then rinse the rice a few times over cold water. Drain well.

Place the inner pot back on the kitchen scale, then pour in cold water until it indicates the correct amount of water on the kitchen scale.

2

Add Spice & Pressure Cook Rice


Add 1 cinnamon stick (4g) + ½ teaspoon (2g) nutmeg to the inner pot. Give it a quick mix.

*Notes:

  • If you don’t have the cinnamon stick, you can use 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder.
  • You can omit nutmeg if you don’t have any on hand.

Instant Pot Rice Pudding: add cinnamon stick and nutmeg in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Close Lid and Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 5 minutes, then Natural Release for 10 minutes.

After 10 minutes, turn the venting knob to the venting position to release remaining pressure.

When the floating valve drops, open the lid carefully.

3

Make Milk & Egg Mixture


While the rice is pressure cooking, break and beat a large egg in a large glass container.

Add 2 pinches sea salt, 1 tsp (5ml) vanilla extract, cup white sugar (78g) and mix well.

Instant Pot Rice Pudding: beat egg, add sea salt, vanilla extract, white sugar, then mix well.

Pour in 2 cups (500ml) whole milk and mix well.

Instant Pot Rice Pudding: make milk and egg mixture for rice pudding recipe

4

Make Instant Pot Rice Pudding


Pour all the milk mixture into the cooked rice.

Bring the rice pudding mixture to a simmer (Instant Pot: press “Cancel”, then “Saute” button).

Instant Pot Rice Pudding: add milk mixture into pressure cooked rice

Stir occasionally with a spatula. As the rice pudding mixture heats up, the starch will be released and it will start to thicken.

Add in 1 tbsp (14.5) unsalted butter for a more creamy, rich and smooth texture.

Instant Pot Rice Pudding: simmer rice pudding and stir with spatula until thicken and saucy

*Pro Tip: If it’s similar to milk consistency (too thin) like above photos, stir a little longer.

Continue to stir until the rice pudding reaches desired consistency – thick, saucy, and creamy smooth.

Instant Pot Rice Pudding: stir and simmer rice pudding until thick, saucy, creamy, smooth

Turn off the heat. The rice pudding will thicken further as it cools down.

5

Sweeten & Serve Rice Pudding


If adding raisins, add them to the bottom of the serving bowl, then pour the rice pudding over the raisins, and stir to combine.

Sprinkle some cinnamon powder on top. 

*Pro Tip: If you are not adding raisins to the rice pudding, be sure to taste and sweeten the rice pudding with more sugar or other sweeteners.

Serve deliciously creamy rice pudding hot or cold.

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