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A delicious and easy recipe to make Mexican horchata at home! It’s a rice and cinnamon drink that’s just about the best-tasting creamy drink ever!
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Mexican Horchata ~ Delicious Rice & Cinnamon Drink

Delicious and easy way to make horchata at home!
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Author: Jenn


  • 1 cup + 2/3 cups uncooked white long-grain rice
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla


  • Pour the rice and 2 cups water in a blender. Blend until the rice begins to break up, about 1 minute. Add the last 3 cups of water and blend for an additional 30 seconds. Let rice and water sit on counter for anywhere from 3+ hours.
  • Strain the rice water into a large pitcher and throw away the rice. Stir the cinnamon sticks, sugar, milk and vanilla into the rice water. Chill. When thoroughly chilled, stir up and pour over ice. So refreshing and delicious!