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Horchata (Authentic Mexican Recipe)

Horchata is a delicious rice (or coconut) based drink that you can find at most Mexican restaurants in the United States and abroad.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword beverage, drink, horchata, mexican drink
Prep Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 5 hours
Servings 7 Cups
Calories 322kcal
Author Charbel Barker

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of white rice
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar adjust depending on how sweet you want - 2/3 cup of sugar if you want it less sweet.
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 T vanilla
  • 1 Can 12 ounces Evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 cup of milk or almond milk
  • 1 Liter of water
  • Ice

Instructions

  • Start by soaking the rice, cinnamon, and almonds in a bowl of water all night, or at least for 5 hours so that the rice softens slightly.
  • Strain the water from the cinnamon, rice, and almond mixture that were soaking, disposing of water.
  • Blend the cinnamon, rice, and almond mixture with evaporated milk until a smoother mix is formed and the grains of rice are completely ground.
  • Strain the resulting liquid into a pitcher, and add the sugar, vanilla, and milk. Mix well until everything is well combined.Add a liter of water, and serve with ice. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 8oz | Calories: 322kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g