Baked Tapioca Pudding Recipe

Indulge in a creamy and comforting dessert with this delightful baked tapioca pudding recipe. Perfectly sweet and satisfying, it’s sure to become a favorite!


  • 1/2 cup tapioca pearls
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Ground cinnamon or nutmeg (optional, for garnish)


  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (165°C). Grease a baking dish with butter or cooking spray.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine the tapioca pearls and milk. Let them soak for 30 minutes.
  3. After soaking, add the sugar, beaten eggs, vanilla extract, and salt to the saucepan. Stir well to combine all ingredients.
  4. Place the saucepan over medium heat and cook the mixture, stirring constantly, until it comes to a gentle boil.
  5. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low and continue to cook for 5-10 minutes, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens.
  6. Remove the saucepan from the heat and pour the tapioca pudding mixture into the prepared baking dish.
  7. If desired, sprinkle ground cinnamon or nutmeg over the top of the pudding for added flavor.
  8. Bake the tapioca pudding in the preheated oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or until the top is golden brown and the pudding is set.
  9. Once baked, remove the pudding from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  10. Serve warm or chilled, depending on your preference. Enjoy this delicious baked tapioca pudding as a comforting dessert any time of the day!

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