Rice with Milk


Rice with Milk

This classic Mexican dessert is the perfect way to end your meal. This recipe is one of the best traditional Mexican desserts recipes around because it is easy to make and delicious to eat.


  • 1/2 pound rice, brown or white
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cinnamon stick (1 1/2 inches)
  • 1 piece lemon peel
  • 2 1/2 ounces sugar substitute
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 cups skim milk
  • Ground cinnamon


  1. Put the rice, water, cinnamon stick, lemon peel, sugar and salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Cover and simmer on a low fire until the water is nearly absorbed, about 8 minutes. Then add the milk and continue cooking until the rice is very tender.
  3. There should be enough liquid left to give a creamy consistency to this dessert.
  4. Remove cinnamon and lemon rind. Serve dusted thickly with cinnamon. Serve hot or chilled.

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