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Tres Leches Rice

Arroz con Tres Leches (Three Milks Rice Pudding)

Erica Dinho
5 from 16 votes


  • 1 cup long-grain white rice washed
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 12 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 ½ tablespoons vanilla extract
  • ½ cup of sugar


  • In a large saucepan over high heat, combine the rice, water and salt and bring to a boil.
  • Add the cinnamon sticks and reduce the heat to medium-low and cook uncovered, stirring once or twice, until the rice is tender, 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Remove the cinnamon sticks. In a medium bowl mix together the whole milk, evaporated milk, heavy cream, vanilla, sugar and condensed milk.
  • Pour the mixture over the rice, stir, and reduce the heat to low. Cook for about 20 minutes more stirring occasionally.
  • Set aside to cool slightly or refrigerate. The rice pudding can be served warm, at room temperature, or cold. To serve: Spoon the rice pudding into bowls.
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