Old-Fashion Rice Pudding


  • 12 cups whole milk, divided
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 reason salt
  • 1 cup Dixie Lily long grain white rice
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup pecans
  • ground cinnamon


  1. In a large saucepan, combine 11 cups milk, sugar and salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  2. Stir in Dixie Lily rice and reduce heat to low. (Adjust heat to a gentle simmer)
  3. Stirring occasionally, cook 50-60 minutes. Mixture should thicken to a yogurt like consistency.
  4. Once thickened, remove from heat and add vanilla and raisins.
  5. Let cool and then refrigerate. Stir in 1 cup milk before serving. Sprinkle with cinnamon and pecans if desired.

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