Horchata is found in the culinary culture of many Latin American nations, each with their own variables. Here we present a classic Mexican version. Soothing, cool, creamy, this delicious drink is a sultry pleasure to the palate.

Recipe type: Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 6
  • 1 Cup long-grain rice
  • 4 Cups milk
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ice
  1. Place the rice in a bowl with enough hot water to cover.
  2. Let the rice sit overnight.
  3. Next day, remove the water.
  4. Place 1/2 cup of water, and 2 cups milk in a blender.
  5. Blend until rice is all ground up.
  6. Mix in 1/4 cup sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon.
  7. Do the same with the other half of the ingredients.
  8. Strain through cheesecloth (or whatever).
  9. Serve in tall glasses over ice.

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