Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Ol Grey Mare, Dec 7, 2016.

  1. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    My FIL has mentioned more than once the amazing tapioca his mom used to make -- she is long since passed away, so no asking her for the recipe, but I'm hoping I might be able to at least make something that he will enjoy even if it isn't the same as "mom used to make". I have tapioca pearls (small, if that matters), looking for a good, "old fashioned tapioca" recipe....anyone?
  2. N F C

    N F C home again! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013
    My mom used to make tapioca pudding when we were kids. I think she just used the recipe off the box.

    I haven't thought of that for a long time OGM, might have to pick up a box the next time I go to town!
  3. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Overrun With Chickens

    Nov 10, 2010
    I made tapioca pudding the other day - my mind was somewhere else. Somehow I added 4 eggs to the tapioca pudding instead of the one the recipe called for. It turned out pretty good and I have a new way to use excess eggs.. Next time I will only add 3 - the texture was a little too similar like scrambled eggs with 4.

    Original Tapioca Pudding recipe

    1/3 c, sugar
    3 tsp tapioca
    2-3/4 c. milk
    1 egg, well beaten
    1 tsp vanilla

    Mix sugar, tapioca, milk and egg in medium saucepan. Let sit 5 minutes.
    Cook on medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a FULL boil.
    Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.
    Cool for 20 minutes. Serve warm or cold.
  4. Little Fuzzy

    Little Fuzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 16, 2016
    The last time I made it I used the recipe on the box probably but I cooked it in the slow cooker on high. It was the best ever.

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