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Easy Traditional Mexican Horchata Drink

by Nellie

This Traditional Mexican Horchata Drink is so good and amazing for any occasion. Made with easy ingredients and such a yummy treat!

What is traditional Mexican Horchata?

Horchata is a traditional Mexican drink that is made with rice, milk, sugar, and cinnamon. It is often served cold and can be enjoyed any time of year. Horchata is a delicious and refreshing drink that everyone will love!

It’s usually served with cinnamon sticks at mexican restaurants. This homemade horchata has some great cinnamon flavors and it’s a great recipe for a hot day.

This delicious drink is a smooth horchata that is great with your favorite mexican dishes. Great for a cinco de mayo party, this easy horchata recipe is so good! It’s a traditional horchata with a small amount of sugar and it’s the real deal!

How long will Horchata last?

Horchata will last in the fridge for up to 5 days. Be sure to store it in a airtight container so that it doesn’t start to spoil. Enjoy your Horchata within 5 days for the best flavor and texture.

What can I serve with Horchata?

Horchata is delicious on its own, but it can also be enjoyed with other dishes. Try serving Horchata with tacos, enchiladas, or even just a bowl of fruit. It’s the perfect drink to enjoy any time of day!

What ingredients do you need for this horchata drink?

  • ⁃ 1/3 cup of long grain white rice
  • ⁃ 1 cinnamon stick, dried
  • ⁃ 1 tablespoon of coffee beans, optional
  • ⁃ 6 1/2 cups of cold water
  • ⁃ 1 14oz can of sweetened condensed milk
  • ⁃ 1 12oz can of evaporated milk
  • ⁃ 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ⁃ 2 tablespoons of sugar, optional
  • ⁃ Ground cinnamon for garnish

You won’t need any brown rice, non-dairy milk, maple syrup, brown sugar or regular milk for this recipe.

I hope you enjoy this Traditional Mexican Horchata Drink as much as we do! If you try it, please be sure to let me know how you liked it in the comments below. And don’t forget to rate the recipe too, I would love to hear your feedback.

Can you freeze horchata?

Yes, you can freeze horchata. Just be sure to store it in a freezer safe container for up to 3 months. When you’re ready to enjoy, thaw it overnight in the fridge and then give it a good stir before serving. Enjoy your frozen horchata within 3 months for the best flavor and texture!

Do You drink Horchata cold warm or hot?

Horchata is traditionally served cold, but you can enjoy it any way you like! If you prefer your horchata warm, just heat it up on the stove over low heat until it’s heated through. Or if you prefer it hot, microwave it for a minute or two until it’s hot. Enjoy your horchata however you like it!

How long will horchata last?

Horchata will last in the fridge for up to 5 days. Be sure to store it in an airtight container so that it doesn’t start to spoil. Enjoy your horchata within 5 days for the best flavor and texture!

A pitcher of horchata is a great way to serve a drink with rich flavor. There are various types of agua de horchata and you should feel free to make your own versions such as a fun coconut horchata.

This original recipe can be modified in many ways. Be sure to let me know what you think when you make it for the first time.

Yield: 8 servings

Easy Traditional Mexican Horchata Drink

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 12 hours
Total Time: 12 hours 10 minutes

This amazing Horchata drink is great for anytime and has easy ingredients!

Ingredients

  • ⁃ 1/3 cup of long grain white rice
  • ⁃ 1 cinnamon stick, dried
  • ⁃ 1 tablespoon of coffee beans, optional
  • ⁃ 6 1/2 cups of water
  • ⁃ 1 14oz can of sweetened condensed milk
  • ⁃ 1 12oz can of evaporated milk
  • ⁃ 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ⁃ 2 tablespoons of sugar, optional
  • ⁃ Ground cinnamon for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a blender, chop the rice, coffee, and cinnamon stick on high until broken into small pieces.
  2. Add the water, vanilla, and sugar. Continue mixing until the sugar has dissolved.
  3. Add the milk and blend until smooth.
  4. Pour into a pitcher and place in the refrigerator for 12-24 hours.
  5. Remove the pitcher and pour the mixture through a strainer. The size of the mesh will determine how much particulates strain through. For no particulates, strain again through a cheesecloth.
  6. Serve over ice with a cinnamon stick and ground cinnamon. For an adult spice, add some tequila!

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 351Total Fat 10gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 36mgSodium 252mgCarbohydrates 57gFiber 2gSugar 47gProtein 11g

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