Horchata Mousse Recipe

Horchata is perfection in a cup but Horchata Mousse is even more heavenly! In case you’re wondering what exactly Horchata is; horchata is a delicious drink made from rice and cinnamon that is usually sweetened with sugar. It is very common and enjoyed among South America and Europe. Let’s begin this Horchata Mousse Recipe!


  • Bowl
  • Blender
  • Refrigerator
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Pot
  • Stove
  • Electric mixer
  • Strainer
  • Spatula
  • Ziplock bag
  • Chilled glass


Horchata Mixture

  • Water (2 cups)
  • Cinnamon Stick
  • Sweetened Condensed Milk (½ cup)
  • Long White Rice (1 cup)



  1. In a bowl, combine water and white rice. Add in a cinnamon stick. Allow it to set overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  2. Once your water and white rice have set, throw it all in the blender. Break the cinnamon stick in pieces for easier blending.
  3. Blend everything together until it all looks smooth.
  4. Using a strainer, strain the horchata mixture into a bowl.
  5. Add the sweetened condensed milk into the horchata mixture.
  6. Using a spatula, mix everything together so that the ingredients are well combined.
  7. Slowly pour the horchata mix into a pot and set it to a low setting. Keep stirring but don’t allow the mixture to simmer or boil.
  8. Add in Nature’s Flavors Agar Agar to the mixture.
  9. Continue to stir the horchata mix until the Agar Agar dissolves completely.
  10. Add in Nature’s Flavors Organic Vanilla Flavor Extract.
  11. Once the Agar Agar has dissolved, pour the mixture back into a bowl and set aside.
  12. In a separate bowl, beat the heavy whipping cream until it forms stiff peaks and add in Nature’s Flavors Organic Powdered Sugar.
  13. Using a spatula, add the heavy whipping cream into the horchata mixture.
  14. Using a ziplock bag, crush 12-15 of Maria’s cookies. This will be the bottom layer of your mousse.
  15. Place the crushed cookies at the bottom of your chilled glass. Pipe you Horchata Mousse into your chilled glass and sprinkle with cinnamon.
  16. Enjoy!

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