Brown Rice Chocolate Chip Pudding


  • 2 1/2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup organic apple butter (or unsweetened apple sauce)
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons real vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon kudzu powder dissolved in 2 tablespoons milk (kudzu is used to thicken, tapioca powder can also be used)
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips
  • Ground cinnamon


Step 1 – Pre-heat oven to 350°F.

Step 2 – In food processor (or blender), combine cooked rice with milk. Add maple syrup and apple butter, nutmeg and vanilla and process to combine. Add dissolved kudzu and pulse to combine.

Step 3 – Lightly oil 9 x 12-inch baking dish and pour in mixture.

Step 4 – Sprinkle top with raisins and chocolate chips and press down with a wooden spoon to blend into pudding. Sprinkle cinnamon evenly on top and bake 1 hour or until top is bubbling and browned.

Step 5 – Remove from oven and cool slightly. Serve warm.


Photo Credit: William Andrus