Rice and Cinnamon Drink

Agua de Horchata

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 to 5 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

  • About

Horchata is a drink made primarily with rice and spices. Although it is white in color and creamy, it usually does not contain milk. My children and grandchildren love this very old, traditional drink. If I don’t have time to make it when they come to visit I know we can always buy some at a Mexican restaurant or a Latin grocery store. In Spain horchata is made with chufa (tiger nut) but in Mexico it’s made with