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Chocolate Horchata Drink with Bourbon and Cream

This delicious horchata drink combines some of your favorite flavors, AND it’s boozy! Warm, creamy, and perfect for cold weather.

Chocolate Horchata Drink with Bourbon and Cream

Have you ever tried horchata? It’s a traditional Latin American or Spanish beverage made from ground almonds, tiger nuts, or rice.

I’ve heard it described as tasting like rice pudding, finely blended – sweet with a cinnamon flavor.

That’s a pretty good description. It’s really tasty.

It comes in many varieties, and you can combine it with delicious flavors to make a tasty horchata drink just like this one!

Horchata Drink Recipe

Meet our bourbon and dark chocolate “boozy” horchata recipe. And it’s THAT GOOD.

Horchata cocktail

It’s a warm beverage and filled with creamy, cocoa-y amazingness. You’re going to want to make this horchata drink for breakfast or as a nightcap.

But let’s face it . . . you can have it any time. This horchata is a perfect party beverage as well. Learn how to make it below!

Ingredients to make horchata

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Califia Farms Horchata (or similar)
  • 1 oz. Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Dark Chocolate Sauce
  • 0.5 oz Coffee Liqueur
  • 1 oz. Elijah Craig Bourbon
  • Dollop of Cool Whip
  • Dust of cocoa powder 

Directions:

  1. Place a saucepan over medium heat, add horchata, heavy whipping cream, and dark chocolate sauce; mix well.
  2. When mixture begins to steam, remove from heat.
  3. Into a serving glass, mix coffee liqueur and bourbon.
  4. Pour warm horchata and dark chocolate mixture over the bourbon and coffee liqueur.
  5. Add a dollop of Cool Whip and dust with cocoa powder.
  6. Serve.

Drink responsibly, and never drink and drive.

DIY horchata drink recipe

Does this horchata drink look delicious? I guarantee you’ve never had a beverage like this one.

Horchata hot chocolate recipe
Yield: 2 drinks

Horchata Drink

Ingredients to make horchata

This delicious horchata cocktail combines some of your favorite flavors, AND it's boozy! Warm, creamy, and perfect for cold weather.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Califia Farms horchata
  • 1 oz heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 T dark chocolate sauce
  • 0.5 oz coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz Elijah Craig bourbon
  • 1 T Cool Whip
  • 1 pinch cocoa powder

Instructions

  1. Place a saucepan over medium heat, add horchata, heavy whipping cream, and dark chocolate sauce; mix well.
  2. When mixture begins to steam, remove from heat.
  3. Into a serving glass, mix coffee liqueur and bourbon.
  4. Pour warm horchata and dark chocolate mixture over the bourbon and coffee liqueur.
  5. Add a dollop of Cool Whip and dust with cocoa powder.
  6. Serve.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1 drink

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 170Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 77mgCarbohydrates: 15gSugar: 10gProtein: 1g

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chocolate horchata cocktail with whipped cream

This drink pairs well with our marshmallow mini pumpkin pancakes. And if you’re looking for another boozy (warm) beverage, try our spiked hot chocolate Irish Whiskey. Enjoy!

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