Dulce de Leche Rice Pudding
Dulce de Leche literally means ‘Candy of Milk’ which is why this sweet topping is a favorite in Caribbean desserts. The flavor is similar to caramelized sugar and adds a unique twist to a traditional Rice Pudding Recipe!

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Cuisine: Fusion
Recipe type: Dessert

Ingredients
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 4 cups whole milk, divided
  • 2 egg yolks
  • ½ tsp. vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups dulce de leche
  • Powdered cinnamon (optional)
  • Slivered almonds, toasted (optional)

Preparation
  1. In a small IMUSA pot bring 3 cups of milk to simmer on medium heat and add rice. Lower heat to simmer for 30 minutes, mixing rice with a wooden spatula every ten minutes. In a separate bowl whisk the egg yolks, vanilla, and salt with remaining cup of milk and set aside until rice is done cooking. Slowly mix in egg yolk mixture to rice and add dulce de leche. Continue mixing until it comes back to a simmer and rice pudding starts to thicken. Remove from heat and pour into small bowls or ramekins. Garnish with cinnamon and toasted slivered almonds.