I was craving rice pudding last weekend and decided to try making a smaller (and easier) way to make it. I buy Uncle Ben's boil in the bag rice. It's the easiest way I've found to make rice and it turns out perfectly every time. And I ended up only using one saucepan...win win.
Creamy Raisin Rice Pudding
1 bag Uncle Ben's boil in the bag rice
1 cup Half and Half
1 cup 2% milk
1/4 cup sugar
1 tbsp. brown sugar
2 large egg yolks, room temperature
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1 cup raisins, I used golden
Cook your boil in the bag rice in a large saucepan. Empty into the sink and put the saucepan back on the stove with the Half and Half and 1/2 cup milk. Stir in the sugars, rice (remove from the bag). Cook over low heat until it thickens. In another bowl whisk together egg yolks and the remaining 1/2 cup milk. Add a little of the hot mixture into the yolk mixture gradually, stirring constantly to temper the egg yolks. Pour all of the yolk mixture into the saucepan. Add in the raisins and cinnamon and cook until thickened. Serve warm or cold. Refrigerate any leftovers.