8 hr 15 min
Popular throughout Mexico and Latin America, horchata is made by soaking uncooked rice and almonds with water and then straining it. It’s flavored with cinnamon and vanilla and lightly sweetened with agave.
Uncooked white rice
½ cup(s), long-grain variety
Light agave nectar
2 cup(s), hot
Plain unsweetened almond milk
- 1 Combine rice, almonds, cinnamon stick, and hot water in airtight container. Cool. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
- 2 Puree mixture in blender until as smooth as possible, about 1 minute. Strain through sieve into pitcher, pressing against solids with spatula; discard solids. Stir in almond milk, agave, vanilla, and cinnamon. Divide among 4 ice-filled glasses.
- Serving size: (1 cup without ice)