Homemade Horchata

Homemade Horchata

Horchata Casera
8 1/4 cups approximately
Pati Jinich
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: canela, ceylon, cinnamon, horchata, milk, pati’s mexican table, rice
Author:Pati Jinich
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Homemade Horchata recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 8, Episode 6 “El Fuerte, Magic Town”

Ingredients

  • 2 cups extra long white rice
  • 1 stick canela, ceylon or true cinnamon, broken into pieces
  • 3 cups boiling hot water
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup sugar

To Prepare

  • Place the rice and cinnamon in a heatproof bowl and cover with the hot water. Let sit anywhere from 2 to 8 hours.
  • When ready to puree the mixture, add the milk and sugar to the rice mixture and stir well. Place in a blender, in batches, and completely puree. Strain into a pitcher as you move along. Serve over ice filled glasses and/or store in the refrigerator.

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  1. I saw this episode but can’t remember, after soaking the rice and cinnamon do we drain and throw out the water before adding the milk?