Colombian Rice Pudding, Arroz con Leche

Colombian Rice Pudding

Arroz con Leche

(serves 12)


Rice Pudding

Rice Pudding (Photo credit: Philip Fibiger)

2 cups white rice

12 cups milk

½ cup sugar

1 cup condensed milk

1 tsp. vanilla

6 sticks cinnamon


Powdered cinnamon to taste



  • In a large sauce pan, boil the milk, sugar and the cinnamon sticks
  • Add rice when milk comes to a boil and lower heat to low.
  • Cook until the rice is almost fully cooked and the milk has been absorbed, stirring constantly
  • In a separate bowl, mix the condensed milk and vanilla
  • Stir this mixture into the rice
  • Continue to stir until the condensed milk has thickened.
  • Pour into a glass container and top with powdered cinnamon and raisins  if desired.

Can be served warm or cold.

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