“Trick or Treat” Chocolate Rice Pudding

by Jonathan Cheung

Fuel for a chilly Halloween night, for gremlins or their parents alike!

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  • 3 cups/750mL Whole Milk
  • 2 1/2 tbsp White Sugar
  • 1 pinch of Salt
  • 1/3 cup/85mL Dainty Royal rice
  • 1 cup/250mL Bittersweet Chocolate 70%
  • 1/4 cup/60mL Unsalted Butter, cubed
  • Zest from 1 Orange
  • Halloween candy bars, chopped up
  • Whipped Cream to dollop (optional garnish)



In a saucepan, combine the milk, sugar, salt, and rice. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook at a good simmer, stirring occasionally, until the rice is tender, about 15 minutes.


Stir in the chocolate, butter, and orange zest and stir well to combine. The mixture should thicken. Divide among 8 glasses or ramekins and chill.


Serve cold with a good portions of chopped up Halloween candy on top and a dollop of whipped cream if using.

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