Warm Chocolate Risotto Recipe

chocolate risotto
For dessert only . Yvonne Ruperti

For those chilly nights ahead: a warm bowl of creamy chocolate rice pudding made with short to medium grain rice.

Note: Serve warm as pudding. It will continue to thicken more as it cools.

Recipe Details

Warm Chocolate Risotto Recipe

Active 30 mins
Total 30 mins
Serves 6 servings


  • 4 to 5 cups whole milk, divided
  • 1/2 cup (3 1/2 ounces) granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup medium or short grain rice
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped
  • 2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped


  1. In medium saucepan over medium heat, stir 4 cups milk, sugar, and salt until dissolved. Add rice and bring to boil, stirring frequently.

  2. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring, until rice is tender and pudding is thickened, about 30 minutes. Add more milk if pudding thickens before rice is tender.

  3. Stir in vanilla and chocolate until combined. Serve immediately.

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