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Health Conscious
Preparation Time 60 minutes
Allergens None
Cuisine Caribbean

Sweet Rice

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  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 tin condensed milk ( 395g )
  • 1 tin evaporated milk ( 410g /14.5 oz)
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 4 dried cloves
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup maraschino cherries, quartered
  • 1 tsp. vanilla or mixed essence
  • 3 cups water or more if needed


Bring water to a boil over a medium flame. Add cinnamon sticks and cloves.
Continue to boil for about 2 minutes.

Wash and add rice. Boil until very soft and sticky.Note: Add more water if necessary if the rice hasn’t reached a soft consistency.

Add evaporated milk, condensed milk and vanilla or mixed essence. Lower flame.
Stir occasionally to prevent the rice from sticking.

When mixture thickens and looks like a thick porridge, remove from heat.
Stir in raisins and cherries.

Let cool for 15 minutes before serving or alternatively serve cold.


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