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Horchata

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Horchata
Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Total Time:
Serves: 
4 cups

A refreshing cinnamon flavoured dairy-free beverage. This traditional spiced Mexican drink is made with a base of rice and almonds and served chilled.

Ingredients: 
  • ½ cup long grain white rice, soaked for 3 hours
  • 2 tbsp blanched almonds, soaked for 3 hours
  • 1/3 cup + 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup soy milk
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp vanilla
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Water
Directions: 
  1. In a jar with a lid, combine rice, almonds, and enough water to cover. Let sit for 3 hours at room temperature.
  2. Combine soaked rice and almonds (including water), sugar, soy milk, cinnamon, vanilla, sea salt and enough water to bring the total volume up to 1 litre.
  3. Blend on high until smooth. Strain if desired.
  4. Serve over ice.

 

Author's Bio

Brittany Mueller is a Canadian-based vegan food blogger, recipe developer and photographer. Brittany's blog, I Love Vegan, features a delicious mix of home-style and healthy recipes perfect for vegans and the veg-curious!