Iced horchatas are a contemporary spin on a classic Mexican and Spanish summer beverage. It is a great make-ahead beverage for entertaining or special family treats.
4 cups hot water
1 cup white rice, rinsed and drained
2 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup Original NESTLÉ COFFEE-MATE Liquid Coffee Creamer
- Combine water, rice and cinnamon sticks in large bowl; cool. Cover; refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
- Remove cinnamon sticks. Spoon rice into food processor or blender (reserve soaking liquid); cover. Process on high for 3 to 4 minutes. Add reserved soaking liquid and sugar; process for 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 Coffee-mate into mixture.
- Serve over ice. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
Makes 6 servings.
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