Mexican Rice Pudding (Arroz Con Leche)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

My grandmother use to make this for us when we were little. It was so sweet and so good. Comfort food, especially on a cold winter morning....

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, place cinnamon sticks, add the whole milk and bring to a boil.
  2. Add the rice, lower the flame and simmer covered for 15 minutes.
  3. Add sugar and condensed milk and simmer for about 3 to 5 more minutes.
  4. Add vanilla and remove from heat.
  5. Serve warm in custard dishes, you can add raisins if you like.


Most Helpful

Definitely cook the rice with the milk and cinnamon sticks...also use pearl rice instead of long-grain. I added a 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon with the vanilla at the end...yummy! Enjoy!

Mamacita38 July 10, 2010

This is the one!! I only changed the fact that I cooked the rice first in the milk then added the rest of the ingredients. Came out wonderful!

FourPolkadots November 02, 2009

The rice never cooked correctley and it came out rather gummy. It seems there was something missing in the recipe directions.

tbustamante3239 January 02, 2008

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