A dessert that's a favorite among many is tapioca pudding. It's similar to other sweet puddings like rice pudding to a degree, however there's something unique to the taste of tapioca. What exactly is tapioca, though? It's a starch harvested from the cassava plant.
Far too many tapioca pudding recipes call for an instant mix or come in the "instant" variety. So much of the creamy, delicious flavor is lost this way. Instead, our recipe calls for small, pearl tapioca. This wonderful, sweet dessert is a great way to end a meal, or even as a night cap before you head off to bed. Some tapioca requires soaking overnight. If that is the case, soak overnight and reduce the milk to 2 1/2 cups. Keep reading below for our favorite tapioca pudding recipe...
Recipe adapted from Pinch My Salt