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Lindsay W

"Horchata is a refreshing summer drink. I learned this recipe a couple years ago from a Mexican coworker, and I was immediately addicted!"
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3 h 15 m servings 149 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (2 quarts)

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  1. Pour sugar, cinnamon, and rice into hot water; stir until sugar dissolves. Cover, and let stand at room temperature for at least 3 hours, but preferably overnight.
  2. Stir in milk, then puree with a hand blender, or in batches in a standing blender until the rice resembles fine sand. Strain through several layers of cheesecloth, or through a very fine strainer. Serve over ice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 149 calories; 0.8 g fat; 32.8 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g protein; 2 mg cholesterol; 25 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Sorry, this was a dump out for us. Too much water, too much cinnamon, too little sugar, too little flavor. And I live in Mexico, so I know Horchata!

I did do this a bit differently. Before making it I guess you could say I did some research & read through almost every horchata recipe out there. So I used long grain brown rice & doubled the r...

This was pretty much flavorless. Not a good recip.e

Very addictive, wonderful flavor. I love every sip of this drink.

It was great although I did it a tad different than the recipe calls for