Arroz Con Leche (Spanish Rice Pudding)

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Vicki in CT


Top Review by Cherimiguel

Excellent ! My husband is Portuguese from the Azores islands, and says that this recipe is probably from the continent. It is different from the rice pudding his sister makes, but he loved it just the same. I do find that it is a lot of work for only 4 portions, so next time I will be doubling the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, slowly bring the milk, cinnamon stick, strips of lemon rind, and salt to a boil. With a slotted spoon, remove the cinnamon and lemon rind. Stir in the rice and egg yolks, reduce the heat, and allow the rice to simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. When the rice is soft, add the sugar and butter and combine well. Pour the mixture into a serving dish, sprinkle with nutmeg, and serve warm.

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