The easiest, creamy and slightly sweet homemade Authentic Mexican Horchata.
Prep Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs
- 1 1/3 cups uncooked long-grain white rice s
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 4 cups water , divided
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1/3 - 1/2 cups granulated sugar , to taste
To a blender, add rice, 2 cups of water, and 2 cinnamon sticks.
Blend about for 2 minutes or until the rice and cinnamon sticks are roughly ground. Add the remaining water and blend again.
Pour contents into a pitcher or container with a fitted lid and place on your countertop overnight (or for at least 8 hours).
Pour the rice mixture into a fine mesh strainer, into a pitcher. Discard the rice.
Stir in the milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and sugar (to your preference). Chill until ready to serve. Stir well before serving and serve over ice.
Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 36mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 0.5mg