Easy Rice Breakfast Treat

Easy Rice Breakfast Treat

Nonei 0

"Cold rice and hot milk combine with spices and sugar to make the perfect breakfast treat! Be sure to use plain-cooked rice. This tastes pretty funny if the rice was cooked in chicken broth. Trust me, I know!"

Ingredients 8 h 35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 357 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 357 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 70.9g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 9.6 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 52 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring the rice and water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, and the liquid has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes. Spread rice onto a platter and allow to cool in refrigerator 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Stir together 2 cups of the rice and 1 cup milk in each of two microwave-safe bowls. Cook in microwave on high until hot but not boiling, about 5 minutes.
  3. Combine the sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves in a sealable bag; shake to mix. Divide the mixture between the two bowls of rice; stir through.
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  1. 12 Ratings

Sarah Jo

This is one of my favorite comfort foods. We had this growing up, only with raisins and brown sugar. Like you would with oatmeal. My kids love it, too. Try it for yourself. It's a great way to use up leftover rice from dinner last night or takeout that you just didn't get to. NOTE: This is also good with maple syrup.

Tammy Lynn

So easy if you use leftover rice. (I probably would never make rice specifically for this.) It has a rice pudding feel but healthier for breakfast. It was good, but next time I will try brown sugar or maple syrup to sweeten to give it an even more breakfast like taste. Be careful using the microwave. I should have known better-- mine spilled over the sides at a little over 4 minutes. Next time I'll stop and stir halfway through.

The King's kid

With recipe found, I thought about my mother-in-law who perfected a rice and milk breakfast similar to this. Maybe my taste buds work differently than others as I found Nonei's recipe to be bland. Cloves were strong smelling in the zip-bag, but didn't add much taste to the cooked 'cereal'. Ended up adding 1 Tbsp white sugar - something was still missing, but didn't know what so left well enough alone. Printed recipe 4/6/09 and made 1/10/10. Didn't see 2 reviewers comments until I came on to put my '2 cents worth' in. If I make recipe again, I will cook rice same morning as I fix the "cereal". Rice was fluffy when cooked the night before. Refrigerating rice caused rice to be hard; it did not soften in hot milk. Instead of using microwave to heat milk and rice, I heated mixture in my double-boil pan - use it in making other hot cereals and it works great. Thanks for the opportunity of making this recipe.