Arroz Dulce (Sweet Rice)

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by aronsinvest

This was submitted by a reader of our local paper and this is the way her mother made it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Let rice and raisins soak in water to cover for approximately 30 minutes.
  2. Bring 2 cups water to boil in large saucepan.
  3. Drain rice and raisins and add to the boiling water with Cinnamon sticks and 1/4 cup sugar.
  4. Cook over low heat until rice is tender.
  5. Boil ginger root in 1/2 cup water for 5 minutes, strain and blend liquid with remaining 3/4 cup of sugar, coconut cream, milk and vanilla continue cooking over low heat.
  6. Add this mixture with butter to rice.
  7. Cover and continue cooking over low heat until milk is absorbed, stirring every 5 to 10 minutes.
  8. Spoon into a serving dish or custard cups and sprinkle with cinnamon.

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