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Cinnamon Horchata

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Horchata is a sweet and milky Mexican beverage."
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6 h 25 m servings 344
Original recipe yields 10 servings (10 cups)


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  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; 10.9 54 8.8 13 63 Full nutrition

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Very tasty but I prefer Horchata without SCM which is the original way of making it. Though tasty this is packed with calories. I'd rather eat my calories than drink them! Chef John's recipe is ...