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.

Deb Wise
Recipe by Cooking Light May 2014

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Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
10 mins
total:
23 mins
Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: 2/3 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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Nutrition Facts

178 calories; fat 2.9g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 0.1g; poly fat 0g; protein 1g; carbohydrates 38g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 0mg; sodium 32mg; calcium 11mg.
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