(4 servings)

  • 1 quart milk
  • 1 quart water
  • 1 and 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 Tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Mix milk, water and sugar together very well for 2 minutes. Add cinnamon and vanilla and mix well. Drink with joy.

Note From Mr Breakfast:
A terrific breakfast lover named Morgan wrote in regarding this recipe saying, "Horchata is usually made with rice in a blender. It is much better that way, although a little more time consuming to make." Thanks for the note Morgan!

Alternative Recipe

- 1 cup rice -- washed
- 2 quarts water
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1/3 cup sugar to taste

In a large pot, mix all ingredients together all ingredients. Let this stand for at least three hours. Cook on the stove at a low simmer for 1/2 hour stirring occasionally.

Puree in a blender and strain through a cloth.

A wildly popular drink in Spain and Mexico. It should turn out a bit thick, yes.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank berdwin for this recipe.

Recipe number 1007. Submitted 6/5/2003.