Delicious peruvian dessert that you can make at home.

Arroz con Leche or Rice pudding is a dish made from rice mixed with water or milk and other ingredients such as cinnamon and raisins. Different variants are used for either desserts or dinners. When used as a dessert, it is commonly combined with a sweetener such as lugar. Every mom and cook has its own recipe for Arroz con Leche in Peru with at least one “secret” ingredient.



  • ½ Cup rice
  • 3 Cups water
  • 2 Cans condensed milk
  • 1 Can evaporated milk
  • ¼ Cup port wine
  • 1 Stick cinnamon
  • Powdered cinnamon
  • ½ Orange (rind)


  • Wash rice.
  • Boil in water for 15 minutes, with the orange rind and the stick of cinnamon until well cooked.
  • Remove stick of cinnamon and orange rind.
  • Add both cans of milk. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon for 5 minutes.
  • Add port wine and cook 3 minutes more. Let rice cool for 10 minutes.
  • Pour into a dessert dish and sprinkle with powdered cinnamon.

Arroz con Leche