Mexican-style horchata with a twist, this creamy blend of rice, milk, vanilla ice cream, and bananas is a sweet treat the whole family is sure to love.
In a blender, purée rice, milk, bananas, ice cream, and cinnamon until smooth.
Divide among 4 tall glasses. Sprinkle with a pinch of cinnamon over the tops.
Traditional Horchata is a popular sweet drink served over ice to enjoy as a cool and refreshing treat in the typical hot climate of Mexico and many Central and South American countries, made of rice and water or milk, flavored with cinnamon and sugar.
This version using tasty banana, vanilla ice cream, creamy milk, rice, and cinnamon is a fresh new take on the classic version for a delicious and hearty breakfast, snack or tasty dessert. To start, we’ve chosen good quality rice like Carolina® White Rice to make sure the smoothie starts with great flavor. If you’re a fan of sweet treats like homemade rice pudding, then you will definitely be a fan of this tasty version of horchata as these sweet and creamy smoothies are perfect for a hot summer day.
If you want your horchata to be rich and creamy, learn how to make white rice and get light and fluffy grains every time with our cooking guide!
We’re fans of traditional recipes from all over the world like this arroz chaufa, but we’re also big fans of the speedy versions of those recipes as we know life for families can be very busy these days. This Banana Horchata Smoothie is quick and easy and is a sweet treat your family will ask for time and time again. Simply swap in Ready to Serve Jasmine Rice, ready in under two minutes, so you can toss your ingredients together and blend to perfection.