Blue Moon Horchata

The recipe tops sweet, creamy horchata with floral, brilliantly blue butterfly pea flower tea. The result is a visually stunning drink that’s perfect for cooling off with on a warm afternoon.


Blue Moon Horchata Recipe


For the horchata:

  • 1/2 cup rice, rinsed

  • 1 1/2 cup water

  • 1 cinnamon stick 

  • 2 cups almond milk, unsweetened 

  • 1 cup oat milk, unsweetened 

  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar

  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 

For the tea:

  • 4 oz boiling water

  • 1 tsp Butterfly Pea Flower herbal tea


  1. Soak 1/2 cup rice, 1 1/2 cup water, and 1 cinnamon stick overnight.

  2. Place horchata ingredients in a blender.

  3. Blend until smooth, then strain and transfer horchata to a pitcher.

  4. Place the tea in a cup, infuse with hot water.

  5. Steep for five minutes. Strain and let it cool.

  6. Fill a glass with ice and pour in the horchata until 3/4 of the glass is full.

  7. Top off with the butterfly pea flower tea.

  8. Enjoy!

Photo and recipe credit: Sandra Aguirre.


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