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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring water, milk, butter, and rice to a simmer. Add lemon peel, sugar, and pinch of salt.
2
Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 25 minutes or until rice is tender.
3
Remove from heat. Add in egg yolks one at a time, mixing after each addition. Stir in vanilla.
4
Return to heat and bring to a boil. Cook over low heat for an additional 5 minutes.
5
Remove 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