Indulge in a classic with our delightful Cinnamon and Vanilla Horchata recipe! Horchata is a popular and versatile beverage enjoyed in various forms across different cultures. It has become an integral part of Latin cuisine and is enjoyed as a traditional beverage during festive occasions and daily life. Our version of this classic beverage is a harmonious blend of creamy rice milk, aromatic cinnamon, and fragrant vanilla. Whether you’re a horchata enthusiast or trying it for the first time, you’ll appreciate the rich, comforting flavors that are perfectly refreshing on a hot day or as a sweet treat anytime.
4 cups water
1 1/2 cups long-grain white rice
2 cinnamon sticks, plus more for garnish
2 cups milk
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
01Combine water, rice and cinnamon in blender. Blend until smooth, about 2 minutes. Transfer to an airtight container, or bowl covered with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 8 hours to steep.
02Strain rice mixture into large pitcher. Stir in milk, sugar and vanilla until combined. Serve in glasses filled with ice. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and enjoy.