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Chocolate-Cinnamon Arroz con Leche (Chocolate Rice pudding)

This dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan Mexican chocolate rice pudding is quick and simple to make, and easily pleases a crowd.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 4 -6


  • 1 cup arborio rice
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups Silk Almond Milk or use Silk Coconut milk or Silk Soy milk
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • dash of salt
  • 2 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips or chunks
  • 1/3 cup local honey choose maple syrup for vegan preparation
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Combine the rice, water, and 1 1/2 cups of dairy-free milk in a small saucepan. Cover and bring to a boil. Once boiling, lower the heat to low. Simmer for approx. 10 minutes, until the rice is al dente.
  • Add the cocoa, cinnamon, salt, and chocolate. Stir until chocolate is melted and fully combined. Stir together the honey, vanilla, and remaining 1/2 cup of dairy-free milk. Add to the rice mixture. Stir constantly for about 5 minutes. Pudding will begin to thicken. Add more milk if it seems too thick.
  • Remove saucepan from the heat and allow to cool. Cover and chill for at least an hour before serving.
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