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!
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…
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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.
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?Print
Iced Horchata Latte
- Total Time: 8 hours
- Yield: 4 cups 1x
- 1/2 cup brown rice
- 1/2 cup raw almonds
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 4 cups filtered water
- 2–3 tbsp pure maple syrup
- 4 shots of Envivo Lungo Espresso
- 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.
- Add rice mixture and remaining water to a high-speed blender and blend on high until everything has been broken down (around 2 minutes).
- Strain mixture through a fine-mesh strainer, cheesecloth or a nut milk bag.
- Sweeten mixture with maple syrup, to taste
- Add ice to four glasses and add a cup of horchata to eat glass.
- 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.
Disclaimer: 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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Angela MacielNovember 2, 2017 at 10:36 am
Now there’s some serious and delicious recipe 🙂 BTW, that mason jar items looks yummy
MaliceSeptember 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!
ashley @ fit mitten kitchenJune 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.
Davida @ The Healthy MavenJune 28, 2016 at 9:33 am
Better have been a good reason!!!
Les @ The Balanced BerryJune 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.
Davida @ The Healthy MavenJune 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!
Jen @ Chase the Red GrapeJune 21, 2016 at 10:47 pm
This looks so delicious! Look forward to some more coffee based recipes in the future, pretty please!
Davida @ The Healthy MavenJune 22, 2016 at 9:58 am
Coming right up!
dixya @food, pleasure, and healthJune 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.
Davida @ The Healthy MavenJune 21, 2016 at 2:07 pm
horchata on its own is amazing…but with coffee it is seriously life-changing! The ultimate combo!
CassieJune 21, 2016 at 10:49 am
Anything for free is AWESOME, and if that is coffee, then hallelujah!
Davida @ The Healthy MavenJune 21, 2016 at 2:07 pm
Julia MuellerJune 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!
Davida @ The Healthy MavenJune 21, 2016 at 2:05 pm
Wish I could give you some! I need an IV drip of this drink…It’s a killer combo!
Alysia at Slim SanityJune 21, 2016 at 7:50 am
Definitely can’t turn down free coffee. Or cookies. It’s basically a crime, right?
Davida @ The Healthy MavenJune 21, 2016 at 2:04 pm
That’s how I see it!