Lola's Horchata

Lola's Horchata


"A very easy way to make great horchata!"


3 h 10 m servings 213 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 213 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 0.6 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.4g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 16 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pour the rice and water into the bowl of a blender; blend until the rice just begins to break up, about 1 minute. Let rice and water stand at room temperature for a minimum of 3 hours.
  2. Strain the rice water into a pitcher and discard the rice. Stir the milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and sugar into the rice water. Chill and stir before serving over ice.
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  1. 366 Ratings


I have since made this 3 times and found the trick to perfecting this the second time around! Here's my recommendation for "authentic" homemade horchata: put 1 1/3 cup rice in the blender - ad...

wonderful! I used my coffee grinder to grind up the rice before soaking because my blender is broken and the food processor didn't do the trick. It worked great. Also I made a syrup of the last...

This is the best horchata recipe I have ever found. I found that ground cinnamon floats on the top so I let 2 cinnamon sticks soak with the rice and water for 3 hours. Nice flavor!

Wonderful!! I did, however, follow a few reviewers suggestions and I also changed the servings to 10 since I needed a larger amount for a party. I found that the flavor was better the longer i...

I had to really change this recipe to fit my taste...This one is way too watery and the cinnamon did not mix well..from now on I will always use cinnamon sticks to soak in the rice water. Also i...

I am a bit of an Horchata connoisseur and this is by far the best recipe to make it.

My family loves horchata and we drink it all the time in restaurants so I was excited about making it at home. However, I'm not really thrilled with how it turned out. I only used a half a cup...

This went over really well with my coworkers. It is relatively simple, and I made with part cream to add a slightly thicker texture since I use skim milk. I also used a cloth tea bag for the ci...

Best horchata recipe Ive tried, but I would use 1/2 as much sugar and if it's not sweet enough add more sugar!