Cinnamon Sugar Rice. Great for dessert. Simple. Easy. Kids love it. Heck. I love it.
Cinnamon sugar rice is super easy. And tasty.
One of my favorite desserts when I was young was Cinnamon Sugar Rice. Whenever we had rice for supper, my mom always let us have it for dessert. I loved it. It’s a bit like rice pudding without the effort. August 9 is National Rice Pudding Day.
This was a time long before we had those new-fangled appliances—microwaves—so we had to eat our supper fast to be able to have our rice hot with cinnamon, sugar and milk. But we all absolutely loved this simple dessert. Now, you can have it any old time you want. Just make extra rice the next time you serve it for supper, and save some for dessert to reheat in the microwave.
Simple Kids’ Favorite Dessert
This is about as easy as you can get for a dessert. Warm the rice, sprinkle with a little bit of sugar, sprinkle with cinnamon and top with milk. It’s so delicious!
What You Need
The easiest way to make rice is in a Rice Cooker (affiliate link). We have an old-fashioned kind that cooks on top of the stove, but I have used the electric ones and they are SO EASY. If you don’t have a Rice Cooker, I recommend you get one now. Your life will be so much easier, especially if you have kids. Pretty much foolproof. And, of course, you will need cinnamon.
Cinnamon-Sugar Rice RecipePrint
Simple, delicious dessert that kids love. Cinnamon-Sugar Rice.
- Prep Time: 1 minutes
- Cook Time: 1 minutes
- Total Time: 2 minutes
- Yield: 1 1x
- Category: Dessert
- Cuisine: American
- 1/2 cup cooked white rice
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1/2 cup milk
- Heat the rice in a small bowl in the microwave.
- Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar.
- Top with milk.
- Serving Size: 1/2 cup
- Calories: 131
- Sugar: 2.1g
- Sodium: 0.1mg
- Fat: 0.2g
- Saturated Fat: 0.1g
- Unsaturated Fat: 0.2g
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Carbohydrates: 29.2g
- Fiber: 0.3g
- Protein: 2.2g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
Keywords: cinnamon-sugar rice; rice; rice-for-dessert; simple-dessert; kids-favorites
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Recipe Nutrition Information
This recipe is GF, DF (use non-dairy milk alternative), NF, SF, EF, CF, V, VG*
The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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GF = Gluten free | DF = Dairy free | NF = Nut free | SF = Soy free | EF = Egg free | CF = Corn free | V = Vegetarian | VG = Vegan
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This recipe was originally posted on Recipe Idea Shop June 7, 2016 and updated August 5, 2021.