Almond Horchata

Cuisinart original

Traditionally made with rice milk, we show off the almonds in this cinnamon-forward, refreshing drink. To take it up a notch, add ¼ cup strongly brewed, chilled coffee, after the almonds and ginger have been processed.

Yields

Makes 1 serving


Ingredients

1     cup almonds, soaked in water overnight
1     cup fresh, cold water
1     1-inch piece fresh ginger
1     tablespoon simple syrup*
½    teaspoon pure vanilla extract
½    teaspoon ground cinnamon


Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories: 88 (8% from fat) • carb. 13g • pro. 1g • fat 3g • sat. fat 0g chol. 0mg • sod. 117mg • calc. 435mg • fiber 2g

Instructions

1. Drain the almonds and rinse with cold water.
Put into a large, liquid measuring cup, or bowl,
with the 1 cup of cold water.
2. Turn the juicer to the ON position, with the
juice spout closed, and begin to process the
almonds, one scoop at a time, with the water
and the ginger. Gradually add the remaining
almonds and water.
3. Once juicing area has filled, slowly open the
juice spout to allow it to flow into the Juice
Container.
4. When all of the items have been processed,
stir in the remaining ingredients. Serve over ice
or chill well before enjoying.
*Simple syrup is sugar dissolved in water in equal
parts. Put ½ cup each, granulated sugar and
water, into a small saucepan and place over
medium heat. Once sugar dissolves, remove from
heat and chill until ready to use