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german semolina pudding

Griessbrei - German Semolina Pudding

A quick, creamy porridge that's perfect for breakfast, dessert or even just as dinner.
Servings 1


  • 1/4 cup semolina flour or meal
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 cup of milk


  1. - Put all the ingredients in to a small saucepan.
  2. - Stir with a whisk to combine.
  3. - Set the heat to medium high and bring to a soft boil. Careful not to burn the milk!
  4. - Reduce the heat to low and stir continuously for 5 minutes or until thickened.

Recipe Notes

You can add another tablespoon of sugar and omit it all together.
Can be made with coconut, soy or rice milk but will won't taste quite as creamy.
Add half cinnamon stick, lemon peel or some scrapped out vanilla bean for stronger flavour.

Adapted from Dr. Oetker's Grie├čbrei Rezept