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How to Make Horchata: A Simple Recipe for Perfect Horchata

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 3 min read

Mexican food is known for its savory dishes, like tacos al pastor, and sweet offerings, like fried ice cream. There are also traditional drinks people enjoy along with Mexican cuisine known as aguas frescas. These fruit-, seed-, or grain-based drinks are blended with sugar and water. One of the most popular varieties is horchata—a sweet rice drink with a cinnamon flavor that’s easy to make at home.