Luxurious Brown Rice Pudding

This brown rice pudding, and the creamy sauce that goes with it, is gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, and egg-free – and it tastes great!

Brown rice has many health benefits filled with lots of vitamins and minerals. I consider it a smart carb and a powerfood.

This recipe is a favorite dessert of mine that has gone through many changes through the years. I often do not even bake it! I just cook it on top of the stove in a pot until it is the consistency I like.

Brown Rice Pudding

1 cup short grain brown rice, cooked
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cups rice, almond or soy milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3 tbsp. coconut oil
1 – 2 tsp. cinnamon
1 cup sultana raisins
1/2 cup dates, chopped
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped


  • Cook rice.
  • Mix cooked rice in a glass baking dish with remaining ingredients except for cinnamon.
  • Sprinkle cinnamon on top.
  • Bake at 400 for 40 to 50 minutes. Serve with Cream Sauce on top.

Cream Sauce


1 1/4 cup rice, almond or soy milk
3/4 cup apple juice
3 tbsp. arrowroot
2 tbsp. coconut oil
1 tsp. lemon juice


  • Mix the first 3 ingredients together.
  • Add the remaining ingredients.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until thickened.
  • Add lemon juice and coconut oil.

Serve on top of Brown Rice Pudding.

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More Healthy Desserts:
Gingerbread Cake – Gluten-free & yummy.
Apple Sauce – No added sugar and super easy to make.
Pear Hazelnut Crumble – Gluten free and special.

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Fi T.
Fi T.1 years ago

Nutritious treat

Elisa F.
Elisa F.1 years ago

Thanks for sharing.

Dale O.

Looks very interesting, worth a try.

Magdalen B.
Magdalen B.3 years ago

As soon as I can get hold of some short grain brown rice........

Debbie Crowe
Debbie Crowe3 years ago

Diana, I haven't tried it yet because I need some of the ingredients, but I can't wait. .

Trudy K.
trudy k.3 years ago

Just put this in my digital recipe file.

Diane S.
Diane S.3 years ago

Sounds delicious !

April D.
April D.3 years ago

Nutritious yet yummy---great recipe Diana :)

Amanda S.
Amanda S.3 years ago


Bella Agronik
Bella A.3 years ago

Sounds delicious! Can't wait to try it! :)