Horchata de Coco

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Horchata de Coco Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower


This typically sweet drink can be too sweet for some tastes. Feel free to dial back the sugar to 1/2 or 1/3 cup.
Serves 6 (serving size: 2/3 cup)


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1/2 cup flaked unsweetened coconut
1/2 cup uncooked long-grain white rice
2 cups boiling water
2 cups rice milk
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 23 Minutes
1. Combine coconut and rice in a blender. Add 2 cups boiling water; let stand 15 minutes. Blend 1 minute or until smooth. Strain mixture through a fine sieve or cheesecloth into a pitcher, pressing mixture with the back of a spoon to remove as much liquid as possible. Discard solids. Stir in remaining ingredients, stirring until sugar dissolves. Serve over ice.

Created date

March 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 178
Fat 2.9 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 38 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 32 mg
Calcium 11 mg