The sweet, creamy touch of sweetenedcondensed milk, together with the combination of rice and cinnamon,give this traditional beverage a unique flavor and texture. Itmakes a refreshing and nutritious snack for you and your kids.
Recipe: Traditional Horchata
4 cups hot water 1 1/2 cups long-grain rice 1 (14-oune) can NESTL LA LECHERA Sweetened CondensedMilk 1 cup milk 2 cinnamon sticks 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Combine water, rice, sweetened condensedmilk, milk and cinnamon sticks in large bowl; cover and coolat room temperature. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, preferablyovernight.
Remove cinnamon sticks. Spoon rice intoblender (reserve soaking water); cover. Blend on high for 3 to4 minutes or until mixture is as smooth as possible. Add thereserved soaking water; blend for an additional 2 minutes. Strainmixture through a cheesecloth or extra fine sieve into a pitcher,pressing the rice solids until only a dry paste remains; discardpaste. Repeat process if necessary to eliminate all rice solidsfrom liquid.
Pour into tall glasses with ice cubes.Sprinkle with ground cinnamon.
Makes 6 servings.
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