Key Ingredients

A white can of sweetened condensed milk with blue labels beside the La Lechera logo and a plate of flan.
Condensed Milk
Sweetened Condensed Milk 14 oz Can
14 oz. Can

Make It

Step 1

Combine water, rice and cinnamon in a large bowl. Cover; let sit overnight.

Step 2

Pour rice mixture (including cinnamon sticks) into blender; cover. Blend on high for 3 to 4 minutes or until mixture is as smooth as possible. Strain mixture through an extra fine sieve into a medium saucepan, pressing the rice solids until only a dry paste remains; discard paste.

Step 3

Add sweetened condensed milk and milk to saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until horchata is warm. Pour into cups; serve sprinkled with ground cinnamon, if desired.

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