Mexican Rice Dessert (Arroz a la Cajeta)

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A scrumptious variation to the classical "arroz con leche".

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  • add   1 cup cajeta caramel sauce (bottled Mexican caramel sauce available in Mexican food stores)
  • add   2 strips cinnamon bark (not complete rolls)
  • add   2 cups milk
  • add   1 1/2 cups brown rice
  • add   1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

Instructions

  1. Soak rice in hot water for 15 minutes.
  2. Drain and place in a cooking pot.
  3. Add milk and cinnamon.
  4. Simmer on stovetop until rice is well cooked.
  5. Discard liquid by sieving.
  6. Reserve rice.
  7. Heat the"cajeta" on a double boiler until it thins somewhat and cook for 3 minutes.
  8. Remove from stovetop and add the chopped nuts.
  9. Incorporate cajeta and nut mixture to the rice.