Arroz Con Dulce 

This arroz con dulce recipe is creamy, thick, and perfectly sweet. A classic Puerto Rican coconut rice pudding with raisins that can be enjoyed cold or warm.

The best part about this recipe is the texture and the raisins soaked in brandy!


– short-grain rice – coconut milk – condensed milk – evaporated milk – cream of coconut – sugar – brandy – raisins – butter – cinnamon – star anise – ginger

Place the raisins and brandy in a bowl and set it aside. 

Rinse the rice until the water runs clear. Add the rice and 6 cups of water to a large pot and cook for 20 minutes or until tender over medium heat.

While the rice cooks, prepare the spice-infused tea. Add 2 cups of water, ginger, star anise, cinnamon sticks, and cloves to a pot and cook for 20 minutes over medium heat.

Once the rice is tender, add the spice-infused tea, cinnamon sticks, cream of coconut, coconut milk, evaporated milk, and sweetened condensed milk.

Tips and Recipe Variations

– Make sure to stir the arroz con dulce frequently while it cooks and don’t cover it. – Top it with whipped cream and shredded coconut for extra flavor.



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