An Instant Pot makes it simple to make creamy, delicious rice pudding. Served with cinnamon and maple syrup is a special touch.
(made in Instant Pot)
1 cup rice (Arborio)
1-1/2 cup water
¼ teaspoon salt
2 cups whole milk, divided
½ cup sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla
½ to ¾ cup raisins (optional)
In the pot, combine the rice, water and salt. Lock the lid in place, select Pressure, and 3 minutes cook time.
When beep sounds, turn off cooker, and natural release for 10 minutes, then quick release rest.
Add 1-1/2 cups milk (or part half/half) and sugar to rice in the cooking pot and stir.
Whisk eggs with the remaining ½ cup milk and vanilla. Pour through a fine mesh strainer into the pot.
Select Sauté and cook, stirring, until mixture starts to boil. Turn off cooker.
Remove pot from cooker and add raisins. Serve warm or cool. (Thin with a little milk if too thick).