Today Is National Rice Pudding Day


[Photograph: Kerry Saretsky]

You either love it or you hate it, but if you're in the former camp, then rice pudding is one of the creamiest, most comforting desserts around. Will rice pudding ever take off like cupcakes and pie? Is there room for gourmet rice pudding?

Here are some of our favorite rice pudding recipes to make at home.

Double Coconut Rice Pudding
Chamomile Rice Pudding with Tea-Soaked Raisins
Coconut Mango Rice Pudding
Simple Rice Pudding
Miss Ina's Down-Home Rice Pudding
Purple Rice Pudding in Coconut Milk
Tibetan Rice Pudding
Jasmine Rice Pudding

Do you like rice pudding? Do you make it or buy it? What's your favorite recipe?