Iced Horchatas are a contemporary spin on a classic Mexican and Spanish summer beverage. This delightfully refreshing version features rice, cinnamon and Coffee-mate. It is a great make-ahead beverage for entertaining or special family treats.
- 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
COMBINE water, rice and cinnamon sticks in large bowl; cool. Cover; refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
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.
SERVE over ice. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
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I think this was a very good recipe. My wife also enjoyed drinking one. I think this will become a regular recipe we use when we want something a little different and unusual tasting, in a great way. I had never tried horchata, or heard of it before, this recipes has got me wanting to try an authentic mexican horchata now.
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