The easiest, creamy and slightly sweet homemade Authentic Mexican Horchata. It’s almost Cinco de Mayo guys! A good excuse to throw a party with your friends and make some awesome homemade Mexican food! I’ll be making several of my favorite Mexican dishes, particularly Authentic Mexican Rice and Cantina-Style Salsa.I’ve found that my way of judging... Read More »
Horchata, includes suggestions for dairy- and nut-free versions. Once, we stopped at a Mexican restaurant for lunch after a long, uphill bikeride and got horchata and it was a magically delicious post-exercise beverage.
Original Horchata Recipe This Mexican horchata is made with rice, sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla. Mmmm horchata! [Pronounced "or-cha-ta"]. The recipe varies depending on the region of origin, but this is how I grew up seeing it made in Mexican restaurants and households. I was raised on this stuff and I love it. It’s my special treat. Part of my culture. Liquid golden calories of joy.
Do you love horchata? This sweet, creamy, rice-and-almond-based drink is not to be missed, especially now that summer is here and a cool, refreshing drink is always appreciated. While traditional horchata contains milk and sugar, it can also be made without dairy and lends itself well to sugar alternatives such as agave or dates. Read on for our classic Mexican horchata recipe with some extra ideas for non-dairy and sugar-free alternatives.