A light, sweet drink perfect for the holidays or on a hot summer day! With a milky consistency, this drink is infused with cinnamon and vanilla, adding to its Spanish origin. Try if you love the the flavor of rice pudding or want a new dessert drink recipe! Will last about 4 days in the refrigerator.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
additional:
10 hrs
total:
10 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Grind rice into very fine, cornmeal-sized pieces using a blender or coffee grinder.

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  • Transfer ground rice to a medium bowl, pour warm water on top, and drop in cinnamon sticks. Cover and refrigerate, 8 hours to overnight.

  • Remove the cinnamon sticks. Place mixture back in the blender and puree until as smooth as possible.

  • Line a sieve with a couple layers of cheesecloth and strain the mixture. Squeeze cloths to extract as much flavor as possible.

  • Stir in milk, sugar, and vanilla extract until sugar has dissolved. Chill completely, at least 2 hours.

  • Serve over ice, garnished with cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts

190 calories; protein 4.2g 8% DV; carbohydrates 38.2g 12% DV; fat 1.8g 3% DV; cholesterol 6.5mg 2% DV; sodium 38.2mg 2% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 2 stars
04/18/2019
This is not authentic horchata, which originates in the Valencia area of Spain and is made from groundnuts (which resemble and a bit taste like miniature cocoanuts) Served icy cold, it is a super refreshing drink Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
04/18/2019
This is not authentic horchata, which originates in the Valencia area of Spain and is made from groundnuts (which resemble and a bit taste like miniature cocoanuts) Served icy cold, it is a super refreshing drink Read More
Rating: 3 stars
04/13/2019
This was just ok. I didn't dislike it but I really didn't care for it either. I found it an the bland side needed some vanilla and maybe some almonds. Thank you for sharing but I won't be making this again. Read More
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