Cinnamon Horchata


Horchata is a sweet and milky Mexican beverage.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
6 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs 25 mins
10 cups


  • 10 cups cold water, divided

  • 2 cinnamon sticks

  • 2 cups uncooked white rice

  • 1 cup almonds

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

  • 6 cups ice


  1. Bring 4 cups water to a boil. Add cinnamon sticks and let steep for 10 minutes.

  2. Combine rice and almonds in a blender; blend to the consistency of sand. Transfer to a bowl and mix in cinnamon water. Cover and let sit for 6 hours.

  3. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh sieve twice. Save cinnamon sticks but discard almond and rice solids. Add 6 cups cold water, sweetened condensed milk, and cinnamon sticks. Serve over ice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

344 Calories
11g Fat
54g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 344
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 59mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 168mg 13%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 296mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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