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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 19.7
  • Total Fat: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 0.3 g

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Traditional Horchata with Sugar-free Options

Submitted by: SIMPLELIFE81

Introduction

This is a traditional Mexican drink. It is sweet and worth the time to soak the rice. This is a traditional Mexican drink. It is sweet and worth the time to soak the rice.
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    (Day 1)
    1 c. long grain white rice
    4 c. water
    2 cinnamon sticks or 2 tbsp ground cinnamon
    2 tbsp. vanilla
    1 1/3 c. (64 packets) Splenda

    (Day 2)
    2 c. water
    *ice cubes

Tips

It is usually made with sugar. If you want to use sugar, it is 1 cup. Also, if you don't have cinnamon sticks, you can add the 2 tbsp ground cinnamon in the blender on day 2.


Directions

(Day 1)
In a container with a lid, soak the rice in the 4c. water. Put the cinnamon sticks in the rice water mix. (If using ground cinnamon instead, wait until Day 2 and add it in the blender.) Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours.

(Day 2)
1. Pour rice, soaking water, Splenda, cinnamon sticks and vanilla into blender
2. Blend on high speed
3. Run through fine mesh strainer into a pitcher.
4. Stir in 2 cups cold water.
5. Add ice cubes and serve cold.

Serving Size: Make 16, 1/2 c. servings






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