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Iced Horchata Latte

June 21, 2016

Mexican flavors meet espresso in this sweet and smooth vegan Iced Horchata Latte. Made with brown rice, almonds, cinnamon and Nespresso this drink recipe will be the most refreshing start to your day all summer long!

Mexican flavors meet espresso in this sweet and smooth Iced Horchata Latte. Made with brown rice, almonds, cinnamon and Nespresso this drink recipe will be the most refreshing start to your day all summer long!You know the only better than coffee? FREE COFFEE.

I mean these days I’ll admit that I rarely pay for coffee thanks to a never-ending supply from Nespresso (I know, I know SO grateful!), but I will jump at any opportunity to get some free brew.

Let’s just say I was a nightmare to my previous employer when they installed a Nespresso machine…

SIMILAR: Oat Milk Lattes – 3 ways!

Mexican flavors meet espresso in this sweet and smooth Iced Horchata Latte. Made with brown rice, almonds, cinnamon and Nespresso this drink recipe will be the most refreshing start to your day all summer long!I’m also apparently a nightmare to my concierge who thinks I have a coffee problem…

That’s probably because I do.

When Nespresso’s newest lungo grand cru, Envivo Lungo, arrived at my door I could tell I had stirred up a bit of jealousy amongst my building management. I appear to be a coffee hoarder. Likely because I am a coffee hoarder.

So clearly I have some making up to do.

Mexican flavors meet espresso in this sweet and smooth Iced Horchata Latte. Made with brown rice, almonds, cinnamon and Nespresso this drink recipe will be the most refreshing start to your day all summer long!Fortunately, Nespresso is far more generous than I am and is offering up FREE COFFEE to my Toronto peeps as part of Taste of Toronto. Starting this Thursday June 23 until Sunday June 26th the Nespresso Booth will be serving up their newest Envivo Lungo from 12:00-4:00 PM and Arpeggio Decaffeinato from 6:00-10:00 PM. Oh and free canapes too! Can I get a hellllll yeah?!

But I didn’t want those of you not in Toronto to feel left out. So I made you this Iced Horchata Latte mix, which I proceeded to down in 2 days (remember that coffee problem I had?). It’s a vegan horchata too!

I can’t promise you free coffee, but I can promise you an incredible iced latte that tastes like heaven in a cup. Forgive me?

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Iced Horchata Latte

  • Total Time: 8 hours
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x
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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add rice, almonds, cinnamon sticks and 2 cups of water to a large jar or jug. Let stand overnight or for at least 8 hours.
  2. Add rice mixture and remaining water to a high-speed blender and blend on high until everything has been broken down (around 2 minutes).
  3. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh strainer, cheesecloth or a nut milk bag.
  4. Sweeten mixture with maple syrup, to taste
  5. Add ice to four glasses and add a cup of horchata to eat glass.
  6. Top with a shot of espresso lungo and serve immediately.

*Recipe can also be served warm. Just heat up horchata on stovetop, divide into glasses and top with espresso.

Mexican flavors meet espresso in this sweet and smooth Iced Horchata Latte. Made with brown rice, almonds, cinnamon and Nespresso this drink recipe will be the most refreshing start to your day all summer long!


Nespresso-logo-goodDisclaimer: This post is sponsored by Nespresso – Canada. I was compensated for my time, however all opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting the brands that help make THM possible and bring more delicious recipes your way!


 

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  • Reply
    Alysia at Slim Sanity
    June 21, 2016 at 7:50 am

    Definitely can’t turn down free coffee. Or cookies. It’s basically a crime, right?

  • Reply
    Julia Mueller
    June 21, 2016 at 10:32 am

    I’m sitting here drinking a plain jane cup of Joe, wishing it has a little horchata infusion. Loving this brilliant, flavor blasted latte! Perfect for an every-day treat!

  • Reply
    Cassie
    June 21, 2016 at 10:49 am

    Anything for free is AWESOME, and if that is coffee, then hallelujah!

  • Reply
    dixya @food, pleasure, and health
    June 21, 2016 at 1:17 pm

    i have tried horchata once and really loved it..this one in the form of latte sounds even better.

    • Reply
      Davida @ The Healthy Maven
      June 21, 2016 at 2:07 pm

      horchata on its own is amazing…but with coffee it is seriously life-changing! The ultimate combo!

  • Reply
    Jen @ Chase the Red Grape
    June 21, 2016 at 10:47 pm

    This looks so delicious! Look forward to some more coffee based recipes in the future, pretty please!

  • Reply
    Les @ The Balanced Berry
    June 22, 2016 at 8:43 pm

    Confession: I have never had horchata. But this recipe has me very intrigued – I will definitely have to give it a try! I’m coming off of a six month “no coffee kick” and am jumping back into coffee consumption like I never left. Also, my coffee pot is on its last leg, and I’m thinking a Nespresso machine is calling my name.

    • Reply
      Davida @ The Healthy Maven
      June 23, 2016 at 7:33 am

      Omg your life will never be the same…I’m in LOVE with mine! Though I should add that it will make giving up coffee extremely tough haha!

  • Reply
    ashley @ fit mitten kitchen
    June 25, 2016 at 8:47 am

    This is too good! So jealous of your free coffee supply. I just turned down some (for good reason) and Drew was like “WHAT WERE YOU THINKING”. Ha.

  • Reply
    Malice
    September 22, 2017 at 1:22 pm

    Ah, I had horchata when I was working in Guatemala (two and a half years ago!) and it was nothing short of delicious. I’d actually completely forgotten about it until I was browsing your recipes. I am absolutely going to have to try making this! Super excited!

  • Reply
    Angela Maciel
    November 2, 2017 at 10:36 am

    Now there’s some serious and delicious recipe 🙂 BTW, that mason jar items looks yummy

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