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Iced Horchata

Iced HorchataIced 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.

Recipe Ingredients:

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
Ice cubes
Ground cinnamon

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine water, rice and cinnamon sticks in large bowl; cool. Cover; refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
  2. 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.
  3. Serve over ice. Sprinkle with cinnamon.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.