Matcha Horchata

A twist on a classic horchata recipe, this creamy, bright matcha horchata blends the vegetal umami of matcha with the milky sweetness of horchata.


How to Make Matcha Horchata


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:


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

  2. Place horchata ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

  3. Strain and transfer horchata to a pitcher.

  4. Place the matcha in a small bowl and cover with the hot water.

  5. Whisk until smooth, then 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 matcha.

Photo and recipe credit: Sandra Aguirre.


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