Parker's Cream of Wheat

Serves 8–10


4 cups  Whole milk
2 cups  Half and half
2 cups of water
3 Tbsp.  Light brown sugar
2 Tbsp.  Pure maple syrup
2 tsp.  Kosher salt
1 ½ cups  Cream of wheat cereal (not instant)
1 tsp.  Pure vanilla syrup
Butter, maple syrup, and milk for serving


1. Combine the milk, half and half, water, brown sugar, maple syrup, and salt in a
very large saucepan and bring to a boil.
2. Lower the heat and very slowly sprinkle on the cream of wheat, whisking
constantly, until it’s all incorporated.
3. Simmer for 3 minutes, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, until it’s
4. Stir in the vanilla and serve hot in bowls with a pat of butter, a drizzle of maple
syrup, and cold milk.