Disney Festival of Holidays — Horchata Recipe

From the Walt Disney World News and written by: Taryn

Serves 1 to 2


2 cinnamon sticks

1 cup jasmine rice

2 cups filtered water


¾ cup whole milk

¾ cup condensed milk

¾ teaspoon vanilla syrup

¼ cup water


Dollop whipped cream

Pinch of ground cinnamon

1 Mexican cinnamon galleta (cookie)

For rice base:

  1. Combine cinnamon sticks, jasmine rice, and water in container and cover with lid.
  2. Allow to sit, in refrigerator, overnight or for a minimum of 8 hours to ensure cinnamon sticks and rice are softened.
  3. Blend and strain through cheesecloth and set aside.

For Horchata:

  1. Combine whole milk and condensed milk in large container and stir  in rice base. Add vanilla syrup; stir.
  2. Add ice to serving cup and pour Horchata over ice.
  3. Garnish with whipped cream and sprinkle cinnamon on top.
  4. Cut Mexican cinnamon galleta in half and place on whipped cream to create Mickey “ears.”

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