Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With These Coconut Horchata Coffee Recipes!

by Cat DeLaus Updated: August 25, 2023 2 min read
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Horchata is a delicious drink that originated in Spain but was brought to the Americas by early explorers. This spiced and delicious drink is perfect to enjoy hot or iced, so whatever temperature of drink you’re in the mood for, these drinks can meet your needs!

We’ve included a recipe for coconut horchata, but this recipe can also be made using rice-based horchata or a store-bought option.

Both drinks

Making coconut horchata.

Coconut Horchata (Horchata de Coco)


  • 1 Coconut (or 3-4 cups shredded coconut)
  • 2 Cups Coconut Water
  • 1 Tbsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 ¾ cup Organic Coconut Milk
  • 1 ½ Cups Water
  • 1 Can Sweetened Condensed Milk
Horchata ingredients

The ingredients for coconut horchata.


  1. Add the coconut meat or flakes to a blender with half of each of the other ingredients and blend until smooth.
  2. Add to a pitcher with the remaining half of the ingredients and mix well.
  3. For a smooth consistency, strain the resulting mixture and add back to the pitcher.
  4. Serve cold.
How We Brewed
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With These Coconut Horchata Coffee Recipes!

Espro P3 Press - 32 oz Black

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Horchata Coffee


  • 8oz of freshly brewed coffee (we recommend Whole Latte Love’s Crema Wave)
  • 1/4 cup of coconut (or rice-based) horchata
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon for garnish
Horchata Coffee Ingredients

The ingredients for horchata coffee.


  1. Prepare your coffee using your desired method (we used the Espro P3 French Press).
  2. Pour your freshly brewed coffee into a mug
  3. Add your horchata and stir.
  4. Sprinkle a pinch of cinnamon and enjoy!
Horchata Coffee

Horchata coffee.

Iced Horchata Latte


  • 1 cup of cold coconut (or rice-based) horchata
  • 1 shot of espresso (or a double shot if you prefer)
  • 1 cup of ice
  • Cinnamon (for garnish)

The ingredients for an iced horchata.

What We Brewed With
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With These Coconut Horchata Coffee Recipes!


  1. Pull your shot of espresso.
  2. Fill a glass with ice and add your horchata.
  3. Pour over your shot of espresso and mix.
  4. Enjoy!
Iced Horchata Latte

An iced horchata latte.

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