Tapioca Pudding

Serves: 6Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 4 cups milk
  • ¼ cup quick-cooking tapioca
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 cups whipped cream


  • In a saucepan, combine the milk, tapioca, sugar, and salt. Mix well and let stand for 5 minutes. Add the egg yolks and mix well. Bring quickly to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat (the mixture will be thin). Add the vanilla.
  • Beat the egg whites until soft peaks form. Put about one-third of the egg whites in a large bowl. Slowly stir in the hot tapioca mixture. Fold in the remaining egg whites. Cover and chill well.
  • Pile the pudding into dessert dishes. Top with whipped cream.