Homemade Horchata Recipe

Avatar Author's default profile picture
Tara Craig Modified: March 21, 2022
Homemade Horchata Recipe

How To Make Homemade Horchata

Whip up a unique and creamy drink with this horchata recipe! It’s a Mexican milk beverage made with white rice and nuts for a warm and flavorful drink.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking:
Chill Time: 8 hours
Total: 8 hours 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupwhite rice
  • cupsalmonds,blanched
  • cinnamon stick
  • cupswater,divided
  • cuplight agave nectar,to taste

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the rice, almonds, cinnamon stick, and hot tap water.

  2. Allow the mixture to cool, then cover and refrigerate overnight.

  3. Pour the mixture into a blender, add the agave, and blend on high for several minutes, until the mixture is as smooth. Add the cold water and blend for 10 seconds.

  4. Place a large metal sieve over a large bowl. Line the sieve with cheesecloth. Pour the mixture through slowly, stirring as it’s poured.

  5. Press on the solids with a spoon to extract as much liquid as possible. Lift the cheesecloth and squeeze the rest of the liquid out. Discard the remaining dry pulp.

  6. Pour the mixture into a pitcher and stir in the last cup of water.

  7. Pour into glasses filled with ice and serve. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 457.81kcal
  • Fat: 22.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.75g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.16g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.56g
  • Carbohydrates: 57.39g
  • Fiber: 7.56g
  • Sugar: 21.66g
  • Protein: 11.64g
  • Sodium: 11.55mg
  • Calcium: 142.30mg
  • Potassium: 360.31mg
  • Iron: 2.01mg
  • Vitamin A: 0.17µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.04mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Mexican

Brown Rice Horchata Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
Elevate your usual chilled horchata by adding brown rice, cinnamon, sugar, and vanilla. Sweet and refreshing, a glass will keep you energetic the whole day!
8 hrs 10 mins

Popsicle

Homemade Horchata Pops Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
These creamy and refreshing horchata pops are the perfect dessert for hot summer days. A frozen sweet blend of rice, almonds, and milk.
9 hrs 15 mins
Comments

Leave a comment

Replying to