Easy Coconut Rice Pudding (vegan)

Easy Coconut Rice Pudding (vegan) | curlsnchard.com

Happy Monday! Today’s recipe is another super simple and easy one, as I found out that you guys love my simple recipes. I agree with you, who really wants to be in the kitchen for a prolonged time right now? Let alone heat up the house even more if you have the stove or oven on for longer. So let me introduce you to my easy coconut rice pudding, that is ready in 15 minutes and naturally vegan. It’s super easy to make it look pretty too, just layer it in a glass with fresh fruit! The secret for such a quick, yet creamy rice pudding?Β Not pre-cooked rice this time!

The secret to this super fast rice pudding are rice flakes. Rice flakes can be found in health food stores, drug stores with a health/breakfast food aisle and often times even regular supermarkets. They are usually fairly inexpensive and make cooking rice pudding so much easier and quicker. I really enjoy coconut, so I used light coconut milk for this coconut rice pudding. Using this milk also makes the pudding naturally vegan. If you don’t like coconut, you could also use almond milk or any other milk that has a slightly higher fat content (as opposed to for example rice milk), to make it more creamy. Theoretically you could even use full fat coconut milk, but that would then really make it a very decadent dessert. πŸ˜‰ Layer it in a glass with chopped up fruit to make it a pretty, parfait style breakfast or dessert.

Easy Coconut Rice Pudding (vegan) | curlsnchard.com

Easy Coconut Rice Pudding (vegan)
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Serves: 1
  • 5 tbsp rice flakes
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • 1 pinch ginger powder
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a small pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Turn the heat down to medium, stir occasionally and let cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Turn off the heat, stir and let it sit for 10 minutes.
  4. Layer it in a glass with chopped up fruit for a beautiful presentation.
Adding sweetener like maple syrup is optional - I personally don't need any, because the rice and coconut milk combined with fruits are sweet enough for me. If you have a major sweet tooth, a little bit of sweetener can't hurt. πŸ˜‰

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19 thoughts on “Easy Coconut Rice Pudding (vegan)

  1. This is the easiest rice pudding recipe I’ve ever seen! I always use coconut milk in mine as well:) Can’t wait to try it!

  2. I love how easy this recipe is! πŸ˜€ I love using coconut milk in rice pudding! I’ve never tried using rice flakes though–I’m gonna have to look into that!

    1. Thank you Farrah! I really love coconut milk in rice pudding as well – for me it’s just the perfect flavor combination πŸ™‚ Rice flakes are so convenient, I can highly recommend them!

    1. Here it’s actually the opposite – I haven’t seen quinoa flakes anywhere around here in Austria lately! Definitely look for them, they are seriously convenient <3 And thank you!

    1. Hey Stephanie – thank you so much! I think most kids would really enjoy it – it’s sweet, creamy but still has some texture to it. And it’s ready super fast, and easily combined with all kinds of fruit. Give it a try – and let me know πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much Jennifer! You should definitely give a try with him πŸ™‚ It’s so delicious, I can’t imagine a reason why he wouldn’t like it! Except from when he dislikes rice in general πŸ˜‰

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