Tapioca Pudding


This silky smooth tapioca pudding is made with small tapioca pearls. This pudding is a bit similar to rice pudding and is even more creamy.

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Tapioca pudding
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2019-10-08, this recipe is for 6 people and takes 15 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 11-02-2021

15 minutes 6 people Desserts
Tapioca pudding


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  • 120 gram tapioca pearls
  • 700 ml full fat milk
  • 100 gram sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Tapioca pudding ingredients
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  • measuring cup
  • medium-sized pan (preferable with a thick bottom)
  • whisk
  • silicone spatula

Tapioca Pudding

15 minutes 6 people Desserts

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Making the tapioca pudding -- 15 minutes

Add milk along with tapioca pearls and a large dash of salt to a medium-sized pan. Place on low heat and stir occasionally with a silicone spatula.

It varies per type of pearls how long with will take until they're done, it's best to taste whether they have already softened.  

Tapioca pudding
Tapioca pudding

As soon as the pearls are soft, gradually add the sugar and keep on stirring. Add the eggs one at a time, keep stirring to prevent it from burning and creating lumps.

Stir in the vanilla extract and let it cook shortly until the eggs are cooked. You can now serve this soft and delicious pudding warm, lukewarm or cold. Enjoy!

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