Strawberry Arroz con Leche

This Strawberry Arroz con Leche (rice pudding) is a delicious Mexican dessert. The flavors of rice, cinnamon and strawberries come together for a thick, creamy delicious recipe. 

Strawberry Arroz con Leche

Strawberry Arroz Con Leche

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Cool Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Yield: 4 Cups
Calories: 270kcal

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  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • ½ cup condensed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cinnamon stick

Strawberry Sauce

  • 3 cups chopped strawberries
  • ½ cup 100% orange juice
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 4 strawberries cut in half for garnish
  • 4 mint leaves


To Make the Rice Pudding:

  • In a small bowl, stir together milk, whipping cream, condensed milk and vanilla extract; set aside.
  • Under running water, rinse the rice until the water stops running cloudy.
  • Add rinsed rice to a pot with the two cups of water and cinnamon. Cook over medium heat. When it reaches a boil, reduce heat to low and cook, covered, for 15 minutes.
  • Stir the milk mixture into the rice and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Let cool completely.

To Make the Strawberry Sauce:

  • In blender, puree 1½ cups of strawberries with the orange juice and sugar; stir in the remaining chopped strawberries.
  • In individual cups, spoon a layer of rice pudding followed by a layer of the strawberry sauce; repeat one more time and garnish with strawberry halves and mint leaves.


Serving: 1  Cup | Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 165mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin C: 44mg

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