Strawberry Horchata

Strawberry horchata is a fun and refreshing twist on traditional horchata. The optional cinnamon stick adds another layer of flavor. Adjust your sweetener depending on how sweet your strawberries are.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 20 mins
4 servings


  • 3 cups hot water

  • cup blanched almonds

  • cup long grain rice

  • 1 (2 inch) stick cinnamon

  • 2 cups strawberries, sliced

  • ½ cup water

  • ¼ cup stevia powder, or to taste

  • 4 cups ice, or as needed


  1. Combine 3 cups hot water, almonds, and rice in a powerful blender, such as a Vitamix®; blend until smooth. Pour into a container, add cinnamon stick, and cover; let sit at room temperature for 24 hours.

  2. Remove cinnamon stick from mixture break up into small pieces. Pour mixture and cinnamon pieces into the Vitamix® and blend until cinnamon pieces are pulverized and blended.

  3. Strain mixture over a sieve. Pour back into Vitamix® and add strawberries, 1/2 cup water, and stevia. Blend until smooth.

  4. Pour over ice and serve, or chill until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

231 Calories
12g Fat
33g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 231
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 49mg 244%
Calcium 97mg 7%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 325mg 7%

* 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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