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Honduran Horchata (Rice Drink)

A delicious rice drink that is also unique, you will love it!

Course Drink
Cuisine Honduran
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 417 kcal
Author International Cuisine


  • 2 cups rice
  • 6 cups Water
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/3 cp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla


  1. Soak the rice overnight in 3 cups of the water. Add the rice, soaking water and cinnamon to a blender and puree until smooth, 2 or 3 minutes.
  2. Strain into a pitcher through a fine-mesh sieve or several layers of cheesecloth. There should be no grit or large particles in the liquid.
  3. Stir in the remaining 3 cups water, sugar and vanilla. Adjust sugar to taste and serve well chilled over ice.
  4. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
Nutrition Facts
Honduran Horchata (Rice Drink)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 417
% Daily Value*
Sodium 23mg1%
Potassium 106mg3%
Carbohydrates 94g31%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 6g12%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.