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Lemon Ginger Pudding in a cup

Lemon Ginger Pudding

  • Author: Megan Keno
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4-8 servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


Tapioca pudding with a zesty twist.


Units Scale
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 3 Tablespoon dry Tapioca
  • 2 3/4 cup Milk
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 1 Tbsp Ginger, finely minced
  • Additional lemon zest and ginger slivers for garnish


  1. In medium saucepan, combine all ingredients except lemon zest and ginger used for garnish.
  2. Over medium-high heat, constantly stirring, bring the mixture to a full rolling boil that can’t be stirred down. Ensure the mixture doesn’t scorch on the bottom.
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cook for at least 20 minutes, the pudding will thicken as it cools.
  4. Distribute into dishes, serve warm with lemon and ginger garnish or chill for at least one hour until cold.


Adapted from Minute Tapioca standard recipe.