Arroz con Dulce - Coconut Rice Pudding | GOYA

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Arroz con Dulce - Coconut Rice Pudding

A Coconut Pudding Recipe 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!

Serves 8

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)

Berries (optional)


1. In medium bowl, add rice and enough cold water to cover by 2”. Let rice soak 1 hour; drain; set aside.
2. Meanwhile, in medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring to boil 4 cups fresh water, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and salt. Lower heat to medium low; simmer 10 minutes. Remove and discard spices. Reserve water in saucepan.
3. 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.
4. To serve, scoop pudding onto serving plate. Serve with whipped cream, ground cinnamon and berries, if desired.

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