“If you like rice-based Mexican horchata, I know you’ll appreciate this Spanish-style version just as much. I always drink it when I go back home to Spain. Made from tiger nuts, this beverage is sweet, creamy and refreshing. It’s also packed with health benefits from its key ingredient.”
Recipe published with permission courtesy of Nuts.com. Orgininal recipe by Miryam Quinn Doblas, Registered Dietitian (RD). Miryam shares her passion for nutrition and healthy eating on her website, Eat Good 4 Life.
- 1 Cup tiger nuts, soaked overnight
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 5 -6 cups filtered water + additional water for soaking
- 3 tbsp sugar
Place tiger nuts and cinnamon stick in a large bowl and soak overnight.
Drain the tiger nuts and cinnamon stick, and discard the water. Then transfer the tiger nuts and cinnamon to a blender or food processor. Add the sugar and new filtered water, and blend until you obtain a smooth mixture.
Pour the milk mixture inside a nut milk bag and squeeze all the milk out. Transfer milk to a large glass container and refrigerate until ready to drink.