Coconut Milk Horchata


Horchata is a Hispanic drink made from white rice.  This variation is made with coconut milk and cinnamon. 

This drink is a favorite in the taverns of Old San Juan, this cool, smooth beverage reflects this unique city's rich 500-year history and blends the best of Pureto Rico's sweet island flavors with a Spanish accent all its own.

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  • Serves6 - 8


    • 2 cups white rice
    • 4 cups water
    • 1 cup coconut milk
    • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
    • 1 cup sugar


Soak the rice in the water for 45 minutes. Drain, pulse rice in a food processor 4-5 times. In a large bowl, add the chopped rice, coconut milk, cinnamon, and 6 cups of lukewarm water, let stand for 1 hour. Strain the mixture through a fine sieve. Add the sugar; stir unit it is dissolved and chill. Serve in large tumblers with lots of ice. Sprinkle with additional cinnamon, if desired.

Serving glass: Large Tumblers

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