A refreshing horchata recipe that’s creamy, easy to make, and lightly sweetened. Made from 7 simple ingredients, this authentic Mexican rice drink is perfect on hot and sunny days!
Let’s get started!
- water - long-grain white rice - sliced almonds - cinnamon stick - milk - granulated sugar - vanilla extract
To make it dairy free, use almond, soy, coconut, oat, or cashew milk.
Transfer the mixture to a large pitcher, add the remaining water, cover, and let the mixture soak in the refrigerator for 8-12 hours or overnight.
Pour the soaked mixture through a fine mesh strainer until the mixture is as smooth as you can get it. Add milk, sugar, and vanilla extract and stir until combined.
Serve the horchata over ice with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon and enjoy on a hot day!