Gateau de riz is a classic dessert that evokes sweet childhood memories for many people. Its creamy texture and comforting taste make it a real treat. In this article, I will introduce you to a simple and delicious recipe for making rice cake at home. Follow the steps below and treat yourself to this irresistible sweetness.

Gateau de Riz
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Recette facile de Gateau de riz

This comforting dessert is perfect for any occasion, whether it's an evening with the family, a meal with friends or simply to treat yourself. It's simplicity and delicious taste make it a staple of classic desserts.


  • 200g round rice
  • 1 liter of milk (lait)
  • 100g sugar (sucre)
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 3 eggs (oeufs)
  • 50g butter
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Lemon zest (optional)
  • Icing sugar (for dusting, optional)


Preparing the riz

Rinse the rice in cold water to remove excess starch.
Boil a pot of water and add a pinch of salt.
Add the rice and let it cook for about 5 minutes.
Drain the rice and set aside.

Preparation of the cream

In a saucepan, pour the milk and add the split vanilla pod.
Bring the milk to a boil, then reduce the heat and allow the vanilla to infuse for about 10 minutes.
Remove the vanilla pod from the pan and scrape out the seeds with a knife.
Return the vanilla seeds to the milk and add the sugar. Mix well.

Baking gateau de riz

Preheat your oven to 180°C (thermostat 6).
Butter a cake pan.
Add the cooked rice to the saucepan containing the sweetened vanilla milk.
Cook over low heat for about 20 minutes, stirring regularly, until the mixture thickens.
Remove the pan from the heat and allow the mixture to cool slightly.

Incorporation of eggs (œufs)

Crack the eggs into a bowl and beat them lightly.
Add the beaten eggs to the warm rice mixture. Mix well to incorporate them.

Final cooking

Pour the preparation into the buttered mold and level the surface.
Bake the pan in the preheated oven for about 30-40 minutes, or until the cake is golden brown on top.
Take the cake out of the oven and let it cool completely in the pan.

Presentation and tasting

Once cooled, gently unmold the rice cake onto a serving platter.

You can dust the rice cake with icing sugar for an extra decorative touch.
If you want, you can also grate a little lemon zest on top to add a note of freshness.
Gâteau de riz is delicious and served at room temperature or slightly chilled. You can enjoy it as it is, but it is also delicious accompanied by a caramel sauce or a fruit compote of your choice.

This simple and comforting dessert is ideal for any occasion, from family meals to parties with friends. It's creamy texture and mild flavor make it a must for dessert lovers.

So put on your apron, follow these simple steps, and get ready to enjoy a delicious homemade rice cake that delights the taste buds and warms the heart. Enjoy your gateau de riz!


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Gateau de riz à l'ancienne 

Gâteau de riz à l'ancienne (old-fashioned rice cake) is a traditional dessert that evokes nostalgia and flavors of days gone by. This classic French recipe has been loved for generations and has stood the test of time retaining its timeless charm. This cake is characterized by its creamy texture and comforting taste reminiscent of grandma's sweet recipes.

To prepare a delicious old-fashioned rice cake, simple and accessible ingredients are generally used such as round rice, milk, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. The rice is cooked in sweet, vanilla-flavored milk, which gives it a delicate flavor and creamy texture. Eggs added to the mixture provide consistency and help bind the ingredients together.

Cooking rice cake is usually done in the oven, where it acquires a nice golden color on top. Once cooked and cooled, it can be unmolded and served as is or accompanied by a sweet sauce such as caramel or a fruit compote.

The old-fashioned rice cake is a true symbol of comfort and culinary tradition. It brings back sweet childhood memories and brings a touch of warmth and nostalgia to every bite. So why not prepare this delicious delicacy and share a moment of pleasure with your loved ones while tasting a piece of this gateau de riz à l'ancienne that has stood the test of time?


This classic recipe, prepared with simple ingredients such as round rice, milk, sugar, eggs, and vanilla, offers a nostalgic and authentic taste experience. Baking it in the oven gives it a beautiful golden color, adding a visual touch to its charm.

So, let yourself be seduced by this traditional recipe and get ready to enjoy a piece of gateau de riz. Let yourself be transported by its comforting taste and let the memories of yesteryear resurface. It is a culinary experience that celebrates simplicity, tradition, and the pleasure of sharing a moment of sweetness.

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