Vanilla Pudding

Prep Time


Cooking Time

Less than 10 mins





Cooking with

Vanilla pudding and the flavor variations suggested are delicious when eaten plain or when topped with fresh fruit or fruit sauce. These puddings also make great fillings for pies, parfaits, trifles, cream puffs, and shortcake.


  • 2 cups Almond Milk or plain rice milk
  • 1 cup Mitoku Rice Malt
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 2 level tbsp Mitoku Kanten Flakes
  • 1 ½ tbsp crushed Mitoku Organic Kuzu
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Preparation Method

  1. Combine 1¾ cups almond milk or rice milk, rice malt, and salt in a small saucepan. Sprinkle in kanten flakes and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Simmer 1 minute while stirring.
  2. Thoroughly dissolve kuzu in remaining ¼ cup milk and add to saucepan while stirring briskly. Return to a simmer and cook 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Mix in vanilla and divide among four small dessert cups. Chill, uncovered, until firm (about 2 hours).


  • Lemon Pudding – Add 1½ tbsp lemon juice and 1½ tsp lightly grated lemon zest along with the vanilla.
  • Berry Pudding – Follow directions for Vanilla Pudding except blend 1½ cups fresh raspberries or strawberries with the almond or soymilk before heating, and reduce amount of vanilla to 1 tsp.

Recipe by John & Jan Belleme