Portuguese Sweet Rice (Arroz Doce)

Tara Pacheco

By
@tnj2008

You cannot go to any gathering around here without someone bringing the sweet rice. This recipe is a sweet treat, with a rich & creamy texture. I've also attached a photo of my little one enjoying a taste of her momma's sweet rice :)


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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Serves:
about 8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

1 c
white rice (i use medium grain rice. this is my preference, but feel free to use what you have on hand).
1 c
water
3 c
milk
2 Tbsp
butter
1 pinch
salt
1 c
sugar
1
lemon rind
1/2 tsp
vanilla
3
egg yolks
cinnamon

Step-By-Step

1Bring water, milk, butter, and rice to a simmer. Add lemon peel, sugar, and pinch of salt.

2Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 25 minutes or until rice is tender.

3Remove from heat. Add in egg yolks one at a time, mixing after each addition. Stir in vanilla.

4Return to heat and bring to a boil. Cook over low heat for an additional 5 minutes.

5Remove lemon rind. Pour into a serving platter or individual dishes and sprinkle generously with cinnamon!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings, Other Desserts
Hashtags: #sweet, #rice, #cinnamon, #creamy