Tapioca pudding

Tapioca pudding

Tapioca pudding

Yield: 2-4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

A creamy eggy pudding that is perfectly sweet.


  • 1/4 cup small tapioca pearls
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract


  1. Place water and tapioca pearls in a pot. Set aside to soak for 30 minutes.
  2. Add the milk and salt, and turn the heat to medium-high (6). Stir often until simmering.
  3. Reduce heat to low (2) and stir in sugar. Stir often until tapioca pearls have plumped and thickened, ~5 minutes.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat egg. Slowly add 1/2 cup of hot mixture to the egg, whisking constantly until smooth. Pour egg mixture into pot and whisk until smooth. 
  5. Continue to cook until pudding coats back of a spoon, ~5 more minutes, stirring often.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.

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