Instead of the regular rice milk used in horchata, I use 2%. I remember drinking horchata in high school all the time, I loved it. I decided to make it into a smoothie using vanilla ice cream, cinnamon, honey, vanilla extract, mint (just for fun), and milk. Garnish with mint leaves if desired.

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 1 servings
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Directions

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  • Pour milk into a saucepan over medium heat. Add cinnamon, vanilla extract, and mint. Cook, stirring frequently, until flavors meld, 7 to 8 minutes. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. Pour into a bowl; cover and chill for 30 minutes.

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  • Pour milk mixture and ice cream into a blender. Blend until smooth and thick.

Cook's Note:

When adding vanilla ice cream, blend the milkshake to your desired thickness.

Nutrition Facts

262.4 calories; 10.4 g protein; 29.3 g carbohydrates; 47.2 mg cholesterol; 151 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
05/31/2018
was the best drink and was easy to make Read More

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Rating: 3 stars
07/09/2017
I was so excited to try this Horchata smoothie but alas it did not meet my expectations. Against my better judgement I included the mint leaves making this smoothie taste more of mint than anything else. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
07/09/2017
I was so excited to try this Horchata smoothie but alas it did not meet my expectations. Against my better judgement I included the mint leaves making this smoothie taste more of mint than anything else. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/31/2018
was the best drink and was easy to make Read More