Coconut Horchata

Coconut Horchata

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"A tropical version of the milky, rice drink Horchata. You can add rum to make this a tropical cocktail!"


6 h 15 m servings 322 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 322 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 17.6 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.5g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 7.1 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 72 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place rice, almonds, and coconut flakes into a food processor. Process until ground to the consistency of sand. Pour rice mixture into a bowl and stir in the boiling water. Cover and rest for 6 hours or overnight.
  2. Strain rice mixture through a sieve twice, discarding the ground rice, almonds, and coconut. Stir in the coconut milk and sweetened condensed milk. Stir in the cold water and serve over ice.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 22 Ratings


This is so good! I've made horchata before but not like this version. I put it in a milk bottle and my neighbor thought it was just that and poured herself a glass. What a surprise!! Now she...

Patience!!! Takes a while to make this but OHH is it worth it. For those having trouble straining it try placing a double layer of cheese cloth over a bowl and secure with a large rubber band. P...

I made this today and just tried it--delicious! I have never tried horchata, so I have no basis for comparison, but I like it a lot. My only issue was trying to strain the rice ju...

Try straining it in batches. I use a large wire strainer and I fill it 1/3 of the way full before I dump out the rice.

I used a 15 oz. can of Creme of Coconut, which made it sweet enough to not add the sweetened condensed milk. I also added a sprinkle of cinnamon before straining the mixture and finished it off...

Kind of a pain to sieve but well worth the work! We added a bit of cinnamon too. Delicious!

Love it, made it the first time today. I think in next batch I will skip the flake coconut.

Wow.... this is amazing!!! This is the perfect drink for a nice sunny day, very refreshing. while making this, i found it was easier to strain out the almond, rice, and coconut mixure if i pou...

This was so good! Ive made horchata before using another recipe and it was horrible. This recipe was delicious. The almonds and the coconut add so much, and using the sweetened condesed milk mad...