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Agua de Horchata

A sweet Mexican drink made of rice that is perfect on a hot summer day!
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword beverages, drinks, mexican
Prep Time 8 hours
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 305 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 2 cups of rice
  • 2 sticks of Mexican cinnamon broken into pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups of white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons mexican vanilla I use molina
  • 10 cups water
  • 3 cups milk


  1. Combine rice, cinnamon, and 6 cups of water in a container and let sit over night
  2. In batches blend rice, cinnamon and water for 2-3 min
  3. Strain the blended mixture through a fine mesh strainer into a pitcher. Use a spatula to push the liquid through the strainer. Or strain through a cheesecloth
  4. Stir in vanilla and sugar and mix well
  5. Add the remaining 4 cups of water and 3 cups of milk and stir
  6. Store in refrigerator until cool. Best served with ice.
Nutrition Facts
Agua de Horchata
Amount Per Serving
Calories 305 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 46mg2%
Potassium 143mg4%
Carbohydrates 63g21%
Sugar 34g38%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 120IU2%
Calcium 108mg11%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.