Coconut Rice PuddingArroz 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!

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Prep Time: 5 min.
Total Time: 30 min. + soaking and cooling time

1½ cups GOYA® Medium Grain Rice
6 GOYA® Whole Cloves
1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled1 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.

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