Classic Horchata

Classic Horchata
Prep Time BG 30

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Cook Time BG 0

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Total Time BG 30

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Serving BG 6



Recipe written and created by Bite of Mia


  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 2-3 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 cups hot water
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cups white sugar


  1. Add the rice, 2 cups of hot water, and the cinnamon sticks to a blender.
  2. Blend until the rice and cinnamon sticks are roughly ground. Add the remaining 2 cups of water and blend again.
  3. Place the mixture into the fridge for about 8 hours or overnight.
  4. Once ready, pour the rice mixture through a fine mesh strainer or cheesecloth into a pitcher. Discard the rice pulp.
  5. Stir in the milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and sugar. Chill until ready to serve. Stir well before serving and serve over ice. Enjoy!

Notes: If you prefer the drink sweet or less sweet you can adjust the sugar amount to your preference.

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