Horchata Frozen Pops are inspired by the traditional Mexican and South American beverage and in this version are made into convenient and easy-to-serve frozen treats. You'll love the subtle cinnamon influence in these tasty treats.
- 4 cups hot water
- 1 1/2 cups long-grain rice
- 1 can (14 oz.) NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk
- 1 cup milk
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 18 (3- to 4-oz. size) paper cups
- 18 wooden craft sticks
COMBINE water, rice, sweetened condensed milk, milk and cinnamon sticks in large bowl; cover and cool at room temperature. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight.
REMOVE cinnamon sticks. Spoon rice into blender (reserve soaking water); cover. Blend on high for 3 to 4 minutes or until mixture is as smooth as possible. Add the reserved soaking water; blend for an additional 2 minutes. Strain mixture through a cheesecloth or extra fine sieve into a pitcher, pressing the rice solids until only a dry paste remains; discard paste. Repeat process if necessary to eliminate all rice solids from liquid. Add ground cinnamon to mixture.
POUR horchata into paper cups. Place cups in freezer for 1 hour or until partially frozen. Place wooden sticks in centers of cups and freeze for 3 hours or until firm.