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5-7 mins

RECIPE

Instant Coffee Horchata

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MORE ABOUT THE RECIPE

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.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • 0.25
    cup long-grain white rice
  • 0.5
    cups water (to soak rice)
  • 0.25
    tsp vanilla extract
  • 0.25
    tsp ground cinnamon
  • 0.125
    cup sugar
  • 0.5
  • 0.625
    cups milk
- 4 serving +
Cinnamon

HOW TO MAKE

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How to Make Instant Coffee Horchata

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STEP 01

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

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STEP 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.

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STEP 03

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

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STEP 04

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

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STEP 05

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

SERVE AND ENJOY

Instant Coffee Horchata

Sip, savor and enjoy.