Date sweetened horchata. Dates replace sugar in this healthier version of homemade horchata. Hints of cinnamon and vanilla pop through in each sip — perfectly refreshing on a warm day. Not only is it absolutely delishhh, but it is also free of refined sugar and sweetened with dates.
Horchata relies on the beautiful spice of cinnamon to flavor the beverage while at the same time uses sugar as a sweetener. Yum yum, a vegan horchata that is also free of refined sugar! It's a delicious rice based beverage that is popular in Mexico and throughout. You can have Date sweetened horchata using 6 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Date sweetened horchata
- You need of White rice.
- It’s of Dates.
- It’s of Milk.
- Prepare of Cinnamon powder1.
- Prepare of vanilla essence.
- You need of water.
Dates replace sugar in this healthier version of homemade horchata. Hints of cinnamon and vanilla pop through in each sip – perfectly refreshing on. Horchata is Mexico's famous cinnamon-infused rice water drink. You will need the following to make horchata.
Date sweetened horchata step by step
- Soak the rice and date for 6-8 hrs or overnight drain and rinse.
- Add all the ingredients in a blender expect the milk.
- Blend till smooth.
- Sieve it using fine mesh strainer then pour the milk and stir.
- Add ice cubes in a cup pour the drink over the ice.
- Garnish with cinnamon stick and enjoy.
When you prepare it with soaked rice the texture is smooth, not chalky. Naturally sweetened horchata that is dairy-free, easy to make and delicious! I almost titled this post "An Exceedingly Untraditional Approach to Horchata." But I didn't want you to scamper off. Horchata (/ɔːrˈtʃɑːtə/; Spanish: [oɾˈtʃata] (listen)), or orxata (Valencian: [oɾˈʃata]), is a name given to various kinds of plant milk beverages of similar taste and appearance. A little rice or almond milk can be added for more creaminess.