Looking for a unique, refreshing beverage using strawberries? Try this strawberry horchata recipe from Mama Latina Tips. Not only is it yummy and satisfying, it’s an easy way to incorporate a serving of 8 strawberries into your diet. Plus, since California strawberries are available all year long, you can make this throughout the year. Try it out!
Servings 8 cups
- 2 Tbsp rice flour or brown rice flour
- 1 small cinnamon stick or about 1-1½ tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- ½ tsp vanilla extract
- 1¼ lbs of strawberries plus a few extra for garnishing, washed and hulled
- 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
- 6 cups of water
- Mix rice flour, cinnamon stick and almond milk in a blender or food processor until cinnamon is completely pulverized. Pour into a small pot and warm over medium-high heat until it starts to boil. Add vanilla extract, turn the heat off and set aside.
- In a food processor or blender, combine strawberries (remember to leave a few extra for garnishing), condensed milk and one cup of water. Mix until well integrated and as smooth as possible.
- Strain rice flour mixture into the water, pour the strawberry-condensed milk mixture and mix well. Adjust for sweetness.
- Either cut in half or chop strawberries to garnish the glasses. Chill or pour over ice and serve.