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Monday Morning in the Kitchen: Simple Tapioca Pudding

Sometimes simple food just hits the spot.  I keep tapioca on hand for one reason:  tapioca pudding.  We usually eat it warm at our house; we still haven't developed the patience needed to wait for it to cool!


Simple Tapioca Pudding
 
 
In a saucepan, combine 2-3/4 cups milk, 1/3 cup instant tapioca, 1/3 cup sugar, and one beaten egg.  Cook on medium heat until mixture comes to a boil.  Remove from stove and stir in 1-1/2 teaspoons of vanilla.  Spoon into dishes to allow the pudding to cool quicker.  If desired, a dollop of whipped cream or ice cream hastens the cooling process.  Enjoy!
Thanks for simple yet delicious foods.


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  1. Funny, that is one simple food I have never liked. LOL I hope you enjoyed it though! :0)

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  2. Tapioca is by far my favorite pudding; however, I've never made it. I've purchased some over the years that tasted more like vanilla pudding than the tapioca that my mother made. Thanks for the recipe. You've given me confidence that I can actually make it myself.

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  3. I confess I've never made it, but this is the season for it. :)

    Thank you for partying with the Wildly Original Crowd.
    <3 Christina at I Gotta Create!

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  4. great memories when my mom this when I was a kid... I forget sometimes that it's just sitting waiting in the cupboard.

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