Quick & Easy Cheaters’ Horchata

  • SERVES: 4
  • PREP: 2 minutes
  • TOTAL TIME: 5 minutes

A shortcut version of the classic creamy (but vegan!) Mexican drink.

Making Mexican horchata, a creamy, refreshing, cinnamon-spiced rice-and-almond milk is usually a labor of love that requires an overnight soak. To make it more quickly, we used almond and rice milks as a shortcut, adding cooked white rice to help thicken and enrich the rice flavor. Chrissy served horchata as a different drink option at one of her tea parties, and John loves splashing it in his morning coffee as an alternative creamer.

  • 1 ½

    cups unsweetened almond milk 

  • 1 ½

    cups unsweetened rice milk 

  • ½

    teaspoon vanilla extract 

  • ½

    teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus more for dusting

  • ¼

    cup sugar

  • ¼

    cup cooked white rice

  • 2

    tablespoons Cravings' Maple Cinnamon Doughnuts seasoning, for rimming the glass (optional)

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