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How to homemade horchata

My mother's recipe, she taught me how to make horchata, a Mexican rice drink, and it is definitely a hit at any party, better than soda!

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Let the rice soak in water, I usually stick the cinnamon stick in there as well, so that you can blend it later. Should sit over night for best results or at least a few hours.

Let the rice soak in water, I usually stick the cinnamon stick in there as well, so that you can blend it later. Should sit over night for best results or at least a few hours.

2 cinnamon sticks in the water with rice, this will soften them.

2 cinnamon sticks in the water with rice, this will soften them.

Add water, and a Add can of evaporated milk. Also, add sugar, to taste. I will be adding sweetened condensed milk later, so I don't add as much sugar.

Add water, and a Add can of evaporated milk. Also, add sugar, to taste. I will be adding sweetened condensed milk later, so I don't add as much sugar.

I use this brand, but any brand works.

I use this brand, but any brand works.

Use a colander. I already added water, condensed milk, and sugar.

Use a colander. I already added water, condensed milk, and sugar.

Pour blended rice mix over colander.

Pour blended rice mix over colander.

Mix so that it all goes down. Throw the rest away.

Mix so that it all goes down. Throw the rest away.

Add some Cinnamon, to your liking, I add it even if I already blended the cinnamon stick.

Add some Cinnamon, to your liking, I add it even if I already blended the cinnamon stick.

About a tablespoon of vanilla, or to your liking.

About a tablespoon of vanilla, or to your liking.

I use sweetened condensed milk, and less sugar. Mix well!

I use sweetened condensed milk, and less sugar. Mix well!

Let chill, and Pour over ice. This is my summer fave. Enjoy!

Let chill, and Pour over ice. This is my summer fave. Enjoy!

Oh yes! Enjoy!

  • 1 cup of rice
  • 2 liters of water
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Cinnamon sticks or ground
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 can condensed milk