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Pumpkin Arroz con Leche served in a glass cup topped with raisins and a cinnamon stick to the side.
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5 from 13 votes

Pumpkin Arroz Con Leche

Pumpkin Arroz con Leche is a twist on a Mexican classic dessert. Easy-to-make and 100% delicious.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6
Calories: 553kcal



  • In a large pot add rice, water, cinnamon sticks, and cloves. 
  • Cover and bring to a boil. 
  • Cook for about 18 minutes, or until rice is fully cooked. 
  • Drain liquid. 
  • Remove cinnamon sticks and cloves. 
  • Return rice to the pot. 
  • Add pumpkin puree, evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, raisins, and milk. 
  • Stir to combine. 
  • The pumpkin will be slightly lumpy. Break up with spoon for a smoother consistency. 
  • Cover and bring to a simmer. 
  • Turn heat off immediately, or it will burn. 
  • Stir. 
  • Let cool before placing in the fridge. 
  • Serve chilled. 



No evaporated milk? No problem! Use more milk.


Calories: 553kcal | Carbohydrates: 99g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 612mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 53g | Vitamin A: 6811IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 475mg | Iron: 2mg