Arroz Doce - Cinnamon Rice Pudding

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Genny Miller

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@gendee

My Portuguese Grandmother would make this wonderful rice pudding as a special treat for me and my two brothers. It was always so sweet and creamy...and out of this world!

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Cinnamon perfection! This rice pudding is so very creamy and flavorful... the ideal warm-ya-up treat! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 11 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 4 to 6 servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    milk
  • 2 c
    water
  • 1
    strip lemon rind (optional)
  • 1
    cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • ·
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 c
    short-grain or arborio rice

How to Make Arroz Doce - Cinnamon Rice Pudding

Step-by-Step

  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine milk, water, lemon rind, cinnamon stick and salt; cover and bring to a boil. Stir in rice; reduce heat to medium-low and cook, uncovered for 35-40 minutes, or until almost tender, stirring often and scraping sides of pan.
  2. Add sugar and continue cooking over low hear for 5 minutes, or until rice is tender and almost all liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat.
  3. Remove cinnamon stick and lemon rind. Pour pudding into a nice serving dish and sprinkle with ground cinnamon, or you can make a design, which my Grandmother almost always did. Serve room temperature or cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days.

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