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Arroz con Leche

America, North: Mexican

This recipe is important to my family because my grandma that died use to make it for us each time we went to Mexico. To keep the tradition, my mom makes it for us now at almost every Christmas.

We always used to call my grandma two days before we went to Mexico and asked her to make it for us.My mom serves arroz con leche on special occasions like Christmas. I rememember that all of my family used to sit down on the couch and eat arroz con leche while we opened our presents.


Ingredients you will need:

1cup of uncooked rice
1cup of sugar
1 cinnamon stick
1 can of sweetened condensed milk
1quart milk
1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract


Put all of ingredients into a saucepan stir;
Bring to boiling then reduce heat to low. Cover and cook until rice is tender. Stir occasionally to prevent from sticking. Remove cinnamon stick. It can be served hot or chilled.

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