Vegan Arroz con Leche

Vegan Arroz con Leche

You can pop over here if you are wondering how to make arroz con leche

But you might want ot pause here if you want to know how to make a vegan version.


What is Arroz con Leche?

Have you heard of this dish? Possibly not if you are in the UK. Arroz con Leche is essentially Spanish rice pudding and it differs only slightly from our UK version ( but in such a good way) It is the addition of cinnamon and citrus that distinguishes this dish form its English / American counterpart.

There are many versions of Arroz con Leche you can use evaporated milk or even eggs in your mix but we are going purely vegan and omitting these. Don’t worry though it still tastes absolutely authentic and totally delicious.


Vegan Arroz con Leche

Vegan Arroz Con Leche – ingredients

400ml 0at milk

250g pre-cooked  white rice

1 cinnamon stick

pieces orange peel

2 pieces lemon peel

1 tsp cinnamon plus more for dusting

50 g sugar

Handful of juicy golden raisins


Arroz Con Leche – method

  • Add the plant milk cinnamon and fruit peels to the precooked rice
  • Simmer for 15 minutes constantly stirring.
  • Stir in the sugar and keep simmering till it dissolves and rice is creamy
  • Throw in your raising and stir well
  • Serve hot or leave in fridge to cool and set
  • Dust with cinnamon prior to serving.


Vegan Arroz con Leche


Just yummy! let me know if you give it a go.


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