Tropical Coconut Horchata

Tropical Coconut Horchata


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Horchata is a rice-based Mexican drink. This version adds coconut for a more tropical taste. You can also add rum to make this a tropical cocktail!


Serves: 12 

  • 1 cup (155g) uncooked white rice
  • 1 cup (155g) almonds
  • 1 cup (60g) shredded coconut
  • 3 cups (750ml) boiling water
  • 1 can (400ml) coconut milk
  • 1 can (400ml) sweetened condensed milk
  • 5 cups (1.25L) cold water, or more as needed
  • 5 cups ice

Preparation:15min  ›  Extra time:6hours resting  ›  Ready in:6hours15min 

  1. Place rice, almonds, and coconut flakes into a food processor. Process until ground to the consistency of sand. Pour rice mixture into a bowl and stir in the boiling water. Cover and rest for 6 hours or overnight.
  2. Strain rice mixture through a sieve twice, discarding the ground rice, almonds, and coconut. Stir in the coconut milk and sweetened condensed milk. Stir in the cold water and serve over ice.

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