Clotted cream rice pudding recipe

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This delicious, thick and creamy clotted cream rice pudding recipe is sure to become a family favourite. This dessert is so easy to make and a classic too

Clotted cream rice pudding
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  • healthy
Preparation Time20 mins
Cooking Time2 hours
Total Time2 hours 20 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories380 Kcal19%
Fat28 g40%
Saturated Fat17 g85%

This thick and creamy clotted cream rice pudding recipe is so easy to make, the perfect treat on a cold Sunday afternoon. The whole family will love this dish. This recipe serves 5-6 people. This delicious treat takes 2hrs to cook so make sure you prepare in advance if you want to serve it at a certain time. It doesn’t take much to make this recipe; all you need is full fat milk, clotted cream, caster sugar and pudding rice (of course!) Top with grated nutmeg or cinnamon. You could even serve your warm rice pudding with lashings of cream or milk for an extra naughty treat. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 days. Reheat or serve cold.


  • 600ml full-fat milk
  • 227g carton clotted cream
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 100g short-grain pudding rice
  • Nutmeg
  • 1 litre (1¾ pint) ovenproof dish, buttered




  1. Set the oven to 150°C/275°F/Gas Mark 2. Pour the milk into a pan and add the cream. Bring to the boil, stirring until the cream melts. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the sugar. Tip the rice into the buttered dish and pour over the hot milk
  2. Grate lots of nutmeg over the top. Place the dish on a baking tray in the oven and cook for about 2 hrs, or until the rice is tender. Serve hot or cold
Top Tip for making Clotted cream rice pudding

Sprinkle the top of the rice pudding with cinnamon or sugar for an even tastier skin on top

Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodTo and has over 11 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodTo, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create how-to videos exclusively for GoodtoEat - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies