Horchata: Traditional Latin Beverage
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Horchata: Traditional Latin Beverage

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El toque cremoso de la leche evaporada, junto con la combinación de arroz y canela, le dan a esta tradicional bebida una textura y sabor únicos. Una nutritiva opción para la merienda de tus niños.

15 mins. to Prepare

0 mins. Cooking Time

120 mins. Standing Time cooling

135 mins. Total

Servings: 6 servings

Difficulty: Intermediate

Ingredients

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Directions

COMBINE rice, cinnamon stick and water in large bowl; cool. Cover; refrigerate for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight.

REMOVE cinnamon stick. Spoon rice into blender container (reserve soaking water). Cover; blend on High for 3 to 4 minutes until mixture is as smooth as possible. Add the reserved soaking water and sugar; blend for an additional 2 minutes. Strain mixture through a cheesecloth or fine sieve into a pitcher, pressing the rice solids until only a dry paste remains; discard paste. Stir evaporated milk into the mixture.

TO SERVE: Pour into tall glasses with ice cubes; sweeten with additional sugar, if desired. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Garnish with lime rind.

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 6 servings
Calories210
Calories from Fat35
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 3g14%
Cholesterol 20mg6%
Sodium 60mg3%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 31g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%
Calcium15%
Iron2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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4

I made this drink for my mother and she loved it. She'd keep it in the fridge and have a glass each night. The only downside was the rice was very thick and gave my blender a lot of trouble!

5

I've lived in Mexico and my family has been attempting to find Horchata since. This recipe is deliciously close to the rich taste of the rice drink that reminds us of the wonderful times we had in Chihuahua. It really was not that complicated but I would recommend the cheesecloth...you need it to truly extract the extra thick rice particles and just get the juices.

4

This is one of the greatest drink ever, this drink has been a tradition in our families, is really good. You must try it!

4

I made this drink for my mother and she loved it. She'd keep it in the fridge and have a glass each night. The only downside was the rice was very thick and gave my blender a lot of trouble!

5

I've lived in Mexico and my family has been attempting to find Horchata since. This recipe is deliciously close to the rich taste of the rice drink that reminds us of the wonderful times we had in Chihuahua. It really was not that complicated but I would recommend the cheesecloth...you need it to truly extract the extra thick rice particles and just get the juices.

4

This is one of the greatest drink ever, this drink has been a tradition in our families, is really good. You must try it!

4

I made this drink for my mother and she loved it. She'd keep it in the fridge and have a glass each night. The only downside was the rice was very thick and gave my blender a lot of trouble!

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