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(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Marina Neff
Orlando, FL

Horchata is a non alcoholic drink that is made with rice... I first had this in a mexican restaurant years ago and absolutely loved it!! I found this recipe for it not too long ago and on a hot summer day it's really very refreshing!

(3 ratings)
yield serving(s)
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For horchata

  • 1 c
    uncooked rice
  • 4 1/2 c
    warm water
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make horchata

  • 1
    In a large bowl combine rice and water and let soak overnight.
  • 2
    Pour into a blender and puree till smooth, then strain through a fine mesh sieve. Return the strained liquid to the blender and puree again. Strain through a wet discloth or fine cheese cloth into a pitcher.
  • 3
    Rinse out the blender to remove any residue, then pour the liquid back into the blender with the vanilla and sugar. Blend on high till sugar is fully disolved.
  • 4
    Refrigerate till cold, and then serve over ice.