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Dulce de Leche Rice Pudding

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 50 min.


6 servings

Brown rice lends a wonderful nuttiness to this tasty treat. “I’m sure your family will love this sweet and salty version of down-home comfort food.” Carla Cervantes — Modesto, California
Dulce de Leche Rice Pudding Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Dash salt
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 8 caramels
  • 1 tablespoon coarse sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first seven ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  2. Stir in milk. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 12-16 minutes or until thick and creamy, stirring occasionally. Add caramels, stirring until melted. Discard cinnamon sticks.
  3. Spoon into dessert dishes. In a small bowl, combine coarse sugar and kosher salt; sprinkle over pudding. Serve warm or cold.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 294 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 166mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.

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