Peach Horchata

TOTAL TIME: 28 min
Prep: 8 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 20 min
YIELD: 6 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 8 cups water
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 peach, pitted and quartered (use frozen if fresh unavailable)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Ground cinnamon, for garnish
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Directions

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine 6 cups water, rice, cinnamon, peach slices, sugar, and vanilla. Stir to combine. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook, covered, for 40 minutes, until rice is tender. Remove from heat and let cool. Discard cinnamon stick and puree in batches in a blender. Strain through a fine mesh strainer into serving pitcher. Discard pulp, and stir in the remaining 2 cups of water. Serve warm or chilled, dusted with ground cinnamon.
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