Dairy-Free, Nut-Free Horchata

This dairy-free and nut-free, Mexican classic is so easy to make and is the perfect complement to a spicy meal!


  • 1 cup Long-grained rice
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • 5 cups Water
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Sugar


  • Combine 1 cup rice, 2 cinnamon sticks, and 5 cups of water in a blender. Blend until the ingredients are somewhat ground.
  • Let this mixture sit and soak for at least 8 hours. The longer you let it soak, the better your horchata will be.
  • When you’re ready to drink, blend once more and strain the drink into a pitcher using a sieve to remove the rice and cinnamon pieces.
  • Add 1 tsp vanilla and 1/2 cup sugar to the pitcher and stir until the mixture is combined.
  • Serve over ice, sprinkle with cinnamon, and enjoy!

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