A Coconut Rice Pudding to Devour.
Arroz con Dulce, or coconut rice pudding, is a favorite dessert all over Latin America. And no wonder: Tender, creamy rice is infused with the warm flavors of cinnamon, clove, and fresh ginger. But it’s the luscious, Coco GOYA® Cream of Coconut that makes this recipe so mouth watering. Try this sweet treat – warm, or chilled – with your family tonight…coconut will surely become one of their very favorite pudding flavors, in no time!
Prep time: 5 min.
Total time: 30 min., plus soaking and cooling time.
1½ cups GOYA® Medium Grain Rice
6 GOYA® Whole Cloves
1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled
1 GOYA® Cinnamon Stick
1 tsp. GOYA® Salt
1 can (15.5 oz.) Coco GOYA® Cream of Coconut
½ cup raisins
Whipped cream (optional)
Ground cinnamon (optional)
- In medium bowl, add rice and enough cold water to cover by 2”. Let rice soak 1 hour; drain; set aside.
- Meanwhile, in medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring to boil 4 cupsfresh water, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and salt. Lower heat to medium low; simmer 10 minutes. Remove and discard spices. Reserve water in saucepan.
- Stir cream of coconut into reserved water; bring to boil. Add reserved rice and raisins. Lower heat to medium low; simmer, covered, until rice is soft and liquid is absorbed, 15-20 minutes. Transfer rice pudding to large casserole dish; transfer to refrigerator to cool.
- To serve, scoop pudding onto serving plate. Serve with whipped cream, ground cinnamon and berries, if desired.