Mexican Rice Pudding or Arroz con Leche is rich, creamy and gluten-free. Delicious as dessert and as an anytime snack!
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Mexican Rice Pudding

Mexican Rice Pudding or Arroz con Leche is rich, creamy and gluten-free. Delicious as dessert and as an anytime snack!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 310kcal
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 12 ounces evaporated milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ground cinnamon to taste

Instructions

  • In a pot over medium heat, combine rice, water, cinnamon sticks, and salt. Bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover and cook until liquid is absorbed.
  • In a bowl, whisk together egg, milk, and evaporated milk until blended. Add to the pot of rice. 
  • Add sugar. Continue to cook, stirring regularly, until mixture thickens and coats the back of a spoon.
  • Add raisins and vanilla extract. Stir until dispersed. Cook for another 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool. To serve, ladle into bowls and sprinkle with ground cinnamon to taste.

Notes

Adapted from: Food

Nutrition

Serving: 271g | Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 58.9g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 5.5g | Saturated Fat: 3.1g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 128mg | Potassium: 276mg | Fiber: 0.7g | Sugar: 382g | Vitamin A: 3% | Vitamin C: 2% | Calcium: 22% | Iron: 8%