Arroz Con Leche (Rice Pudding) Recipe
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Arroz Con Leche (Rice Pudding) Recipe

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Sweet and simple, this creamy dessert is real comfort food in any language. You’ll love the warm raisin and cinnamon flavors. It’s great served cold, too. —Marina Castle, North Hollywood, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 tablespoons raisins

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 351 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 99mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (46g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the water, rice and cinnamon. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  2. Stir in milk and raisins. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until thick and creamy, stirring frequently. Discard cinnamon. Serve warm or cold. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Arroz Con Leche (Rice Pudding) in Taste of Home February/March 2011, p74

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Orbs User ID: 7287623 246450
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2016

"So delicious and easy! I used Arborio rice. Thank you, Marina, for sharing this recipe."

karinw64 User ID: 8116784 238858
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2015

"This was ok. I love Ina Garten's recipe for rice pudding much better. It's always my go to recipe."

Janetd5192 User ID: 7518736 177080
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2014

"I have made this twice now the first time i followed the recipe, which i never do, was way too think and sweet, so 2nd time doubled the recipe added regular milk, refilled the condensed milk can, vanilla and brown sugar, OMG it was soo good...."

Peapod0114 User ID: 7145890 149123
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2013

"I have never had this before and I have only heard of it from Dora the Explorer! My 5 year old and I tried it tonight, THIS WAS AWESOME! This is a definite make again recipe! It is a little sweet so I couldn't eat too much but top notch! I will be bringing it to my "Sister Tuesday" get together for dessert since we are having tacos! Thank you for such a wonderful recipe!"

aug2295 User ID: 4631582 176913
Reviewed May. 8, 2011

"This was really good - I used brown rice, which tasted great warm, but when I refrigerated it, the rice hardened up. I'd stick with the plain white rice next time. Seasoning is perfect."

sisterstella User ID: 1175344 176910
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2011

"I made this recipe but doubled the ingredients to use the whole can of condensed milk. It is a bit sweet for me, but it was very easy and good. I think I would add more rice and raisins and use some whole milk next time so it isn't so sweet. But I would definately make it again."

Jellybug User ID: 53068 115385
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2011

"My favorite comfort food while growing up"

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