Papa’s Cinnamon Rice Porridge

“When we were growing up, we got a lot of rice from the Church. This was one of our breakfast staples.” – Stephen Ferre

Papa’s Cinnamon Rice Porridge

Course: Breakfast


  • Hot Cooked Rice
  • Cinnamon
  • Sugar
  • Butter
  • Scalded Milk
  • Raisins Optional


  • Combine rice, cinnamon and sugar to taste. Add raisins, if desired. Dot with butter. Pour scalded milk over top.
  • Try variations with dried cranberries, chopped apple or banana.

1950’s Recipe – Helen Ferre