Ingredients1 h 10 m servings 91 cals
- Combine 5 cups water, quick-cooking oats, and cinnamon stick in a blender; blend until combined, about 1 minute.
- Pour the oat mixture through a strainer, collecting the liquids in a pitcher and reserving the solids. Pour remaining water through the strainer containing the solids and into the pitcher. Add sugar and vanilla extract; refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.
- Cook's Notes:
- Old fashioned oats can be substituted for quick oats, if desired.
- Most of my family enjoys this beverage with a full 1/2 cup of sugar, but it also tastes great with 1/3 cup for those of us who don't like our drinks too sweet.
- Editor's Note:
- Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of oats. The actual amount of oats consumed will vary.
Per Serving: 91 calories; 0.7 g fat; 19.8 g carbohydrates; 1.3 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 8 mg sodium. Full nutrition
ReviewsRead all reviews 5
I make this all the time, I just don't add vanilla or cinnamon unless I'm making it with milk and drinking it hot. It's very hydrating and refreshing!
I scaled this recipe down to 4 servings but followed the directions otherwise. I just didn't care for this beverage.
I thought this was good--I liked the hints of cinnamon and vanilla. I had to strain it two more times for me to like the consistency.
I love this recipe! my God mother used to make it growing up. I always found it refreshing but after doing some research h I learned that people do it for weight loss! one cup a few minutes bef...