We all know what The Dude would order if he walked into a bar, but what about a fiesta or Dia de Los Muertos party? Well, if you’ve ever been perplexed by that question, we have your answer. Put on put on your bowling shoes, kick back, relax, and enjoy our Horchata White Russian.

Don’t know what Horchata is? We’re glad you asked. Horchata can refer to any “milk” made from seeds, nuts, or grains. The kind of Horchata we’re referring to is the Mexican version, which is traditionally made with rice, water, sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla. We drew inspiration for our basic Horchata recipe from Aaron Sanchez of the Food Network.


– 1 cup white rice

– 4 cups water

– 1/2 cup sugar

– 8 ounces vodka

– 4 ounces Kahlua

– Dash of cinnamon


1. Blend milk and rice together until finely chopped. Let mixture sit for 2-4 hours.

2. Drain mixture using a fine strainer or cheese cloth. Stir in sugar.

3. Fill four glasses with ice. Add 2 ounces vodka, 1 ounce Kahlua, and 2 ounces of Horchata to each glass. Add a dash of cinnamon and serve cold!

Now let’s dive in!

Start by gathering your ingredients (only 5!).

Pour one cup of rice into the blender.

Followed by four cups of water.

Turn on the blender and let ‘er rip! No really, blend it good.

Now comes the waiting. Let mixture sit for two to four hours. Then strain through cheesecloth or a fine sieve.

Add 1/2 cup sugar. This will add a little bit of sweetness but not too much. Remember, this is the “cream” for your White Russian.

Fill four glasses with ice. Top with two ounces vodka.

Then add one ounce Kahlua.

Followed by two ounces Horchata.

Finish off with a sprinkle of cinnamon and you’re done. The Dude definitely abides.

What are your favorite drink recipes? Let us know in the comments section below!