Risengrød Danish Christmas Rice Pudding

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Author Splashofflavours


  • 1 1/2 Cups Water
  • 1 1/2 Cups Grød ris/ any broken rice as mentioned above -read
  • 2 Litres Full Fat Milk
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 4 Tablespoons Cinnamon powder
  • 4 Tablespoons Brown sugar
  • Butter - depends on the taste


  1. Take a deep pot , add water and rice, bring it to a boil. Now add milk in it and stir it, bring it to the boil, partially cover it and keep stirring it occasionally so that it doesn't burn or sticks at the bottom. Cook it roughly about 30 minutes, add salt in it and mix it, cook for another 5- 10 minutes depending if the consistency has become thick as mentioned in the close up picture. If so then remove it from the stove. 

  2. Take a bowl - mix cinnamon powder and brown sugar in it.

  3. Now serve risengrød / rice pudding in your desired bowl and top it up with the cinnamon mixture and some butter on the hot rice pudding. Serve hot, family will love it.

Recipe Notes

1 . It can be eaten as a meal or as dessert.

2. It can be given as after school snack to the kids.

3. It can be made during Christmas celebration, like how it is done in Denmark.