The creamy touch of the evaporated milk,
together with the combination of rice and cinnamon, give this
traditional beverage a unique flavor and texture. It makes a
refreshing and nutritious snack for you and your kids.
- 1 cup white rice, rinsed, drained
- 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
- 4 cups hot water
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION®
- Ice cubes
- Pinch of ground cinnamon
- Lime rind strips (optional)
- Combine rice, cinnamon stick and water
in large bowl; cool. Cover; refrigerate for at least 2 hours,
- Remove cinnamon stick. Spoon rice into
blender container (reserve soaking water). Cover; blend on High
for 3 to 4 minutes until mixture is as smooth as possible. Add
the reserved soaking water and sugar; blend for an additional
2 minutes. Strain mixture through a cheesecloth or fine sieve
into a pitcher, pressing the rice solids until only a dry paste
remains; discard paste. Stir evaporated milk into the mixture.
- To Serve: Pour into tall glasses with
ice cubes; sweeten with additional sugar, if desired. Sprinkle
with cinnamon. Garnish with lime rind.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6
of recipe): Calories: 210 Calories from Fat: 35 Total Fat: 4
g Saturated Fat: 3 g Cholesterol: 20 mg Sodium: 60 mg Carbohydrates:
40 g Dietary Fiber: 0 g Sugars: 31 g Protein: 5 g
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