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Instant Coffee Horchata

Preparation Time5-7 mins Difficulty LevelMedium

A popular tradition in Mexico and Spain, this beverage often features rice, milk and cinnamon. Learn how to make a quick, delicious version with Starbucks VIA® Instant Coffee.

INGREDIENTS

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SERVING

- 1 serving servings +

KEY INGREDIENTS

Brewed Coffee

OTHER INGREDIENTS

  • 1
    cup
    long-grain white rice
  • 2
    cups
    water (to soak rice)
  • 1
    tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 0.5
    cup
    sugar
  • 2.5
    cups
    milk

TOOLS

  • Blender

HOW TO MAKE

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    How to Make Instant Coffee Horchata

  • 01

    Soak rice in the water overnight, or for at least 1 hour.

  • 02

    Add the rice and its soaking water to a blender, along with the vanilla, cinnamon, sugar and Starbucks VIA® Instant Coffee. Blend for 2 minutes.

  • 03

    Strain the blended mixture into a storage container and stir in the milk.

  • 04

    Cover the container and chill the mixture completely (overnight is optimal).

  • 05

    When you’re ready to serve the horchata, pour it into a serving pitcher, leaving any sediment behind.

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