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Sugar Free Coconut Rice Pudding {Suitable for Weaning}

  • Author: Ciara @ My Fussy Eater
  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 32 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: European


A delicious sugar free rice pudding recipe, naturally sweetened with coconut and great for weaning babies and children


  • 60g / 1/2 cup pudding rice
  • 450ml / 15 fl oz full fat milk
  • 100ml / 3 1/2 fl oz coconut milk
  • 1/2 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Optional toppings: fruit compote, sugar free jam, chopped fruit


  1. Place all the ingredients in a heavy bottomed sauce. Bring to the boil then reduce to a simmer.
  2. Cover with a lid and allow the rice to simmer for 30 minutes or until all the milk has been absorbed and the rice is soft, stirring every few minutes.
  3. Serve with fruit compote, sugar free jam, chopped fruit or any other toppings.


This recipe makes between 4 and 6 servings, depending on the age of your child.

The rice pudding can be frozen in individual containers. To defrost, leave out to defrost at room temperature and reheat gently in a saucepan or in the microwave, adding a little milk if needed.