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Instant Pot Arroz con Leche (Rice Pudding)

Creamy Arroz con leche cooked in the instant pot. Made with condensed milk just like grandma used to make it. 
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Cuban
Keyword: Arroz con Leche, Instant Pot Arroz con Leche, Instant Pot Rice Pudding
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 181kcal
Author: Julie of CookedbyJulie.com


  • 1 cup short grain rice
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 tspĀ  salt
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 1 tspĀ  vanilla extract
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ground cinnamon to taste


  • Rinse the rice 2-3 times.
  • Add the water, rinsed rice, milk, salt, sugar, and cinnamon stick to the instant pot and stir.
  • Seal the lid and press the porridge function. Cook for 20 minutes.
  • Once the 20 minutes are up, release all of the steam before opening the lid.
  • Stir in the vanilla extract and condensed milk.
  • Serve at room temperature or cold.


Read your instant pot manual before using.
If the rice pudding thickens too much, add some extra whole milk and stir.
Let the rice pudding come to room temperature before refrigerating.


Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 117mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 1.5mg