Enjoy this throughout the day all by itself; or, play with it. Use the horchata as the star ingredient in a panna cotta recipe, or offer it alongside homemade cookies for dipping. Stir it into warm oatmeal, or pour it over rice cereal for a sweet, quick breakfast. Or, infuse the horchata with black tea and serve it hot or cold as an afternoon pick-me-up. 

Yield: 4-6 servings , Prep time: 5 minutes + 3 hours resting time , Cook time: none



1. Blend together the rice and warm water in a blender and transfer to a resealable plastic bag. Let sit at room temperature for 3 hours.
2. After 3 hours, strain the rice from the water with a fine mesh sieve. Combine the water with the milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and sugar.
3. Chill and serve cold.

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**This may be made up to a week in advance if stored in an airtight container and refrigerated.