A refreshing cinnamon flavoured dairy-free beverage. This traditional spiced Mexican drink is made with a base of rice and almonds and served chilled.

  • 4 cups
  • 5 mins prep 5 mins total
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  • ½ cup long grain white rice, soaked for 3 hours
  • 2 tbsp blanched almonds, soaked for 3 hours
  • ⅓ cup + 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup soy milk
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp vanilla
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Water


  1. In a jar with a lid, combine rice, almonds, and enough water to cover. Let sit for 3 hours at room temperature.
  2. Combine soaked rice and almonds (including water), sugar, soy milk, cinnamon, vanilla, sea salt and enough water to bring the total volume up to 1 litre.
  3. Blend on high until smooth. Strain if desired.
  4. Serve over ice.