Rice Cooler Drink Mexican Style - Horchata

Recipe by pink cook
READY IN: 8hrs
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 1 Quart
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place rice in a large bowl. Pour warm water over rice. Set aside an soak overnight.
  • Pour into blender jar; process until smooth. Strain mixture through a fine mesh sieve.
  • Return to blender, process again. Strain mixture into pitcher through a clean, dampened towel or cheese cloth. Rinse blender, return mixture to blender.
  • Add sugar and vanilla and process until combined. Refrigerate until chilled. Serve over crushed ice.
  • FOR FLAVOR VARIATIONS:
  • CONDENSED MILK: substitute a can of sweetened condensed milk for the sugar and blend with the rice. Serve with ground cinnamon on top.
  • CHOCOLATE - Add 2 ounces grated Mexican chocolate to rice. Continue as directed above.
  • STRAWBERRY - Prepare as directed above, adding 1 package (10 ounces) frozen strawberries with the sugar and vanilla. Continue as directed.
  • CINNAMON - Add 2 (4-inch) cinnamon sticks to rice. After soaking remove cinnamon sticks and discard. Continue as directed above.
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