Portuguese Sweet Rice

My mom would always make this delicious, creamy rice pudding when we were kids. If a thicker rice is desired, increase rice to 1 1/4 cups and add another egg. Sprinkle with cinnamon.

Original recipe makes 8 servings


1 1/2 quarts milk
1 cup uncooked white rice
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs, beaten

  • PREP

    5 mins

  • COOK

    1 hr


    1 hr 5 mins


  1. In a large saucepan over high heat combine sugar and milk. When bubbles form at the edges, stir in rice and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 60 minutes, stirring often, until rice is tender. Do not allow to boil.
  2. Remove from heat and vigorously stir in beaten eggs, a little at a time, until well incorporated. Serve warm.


Calories: 296 kcal
Carbohydrates: 53.2 g
Cholesterol: 68 mg
Fat: 5 g
Fiber: 0.3 g
Protein: 9.5 g
Sodium: 93 mg