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Horchata Colada

Horchata Colada
Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

Sometimes a cocktail is as good as a meal. That's the case with a bold summer drink called the Horchata Colada. Created by Paul Sofsky for the new Mexican restaurant El Corazon de Costa Mesa at the Triangle in Costa ... Read more

Total time: 8 minutes | Serves 1
Note: Adapted from a recipe by Paul Sofsky at El Corazon de Costa Mesa at the Triangle in Costa Mesa.
  • 2 cups ice
  • 1/2 cup pineapple chunks, plus a pineapple slice for garnish
  • 1 ounce white rum
  • 1/2 ounce coconut rum
  • 1/4 ounce lime juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces agave nectar
  • 2 ounces horchata
  • Caramel sauce, for garnishing rim
  • Crushed pretzels, for garnishing rim
  • 2 cinnamon sticks, for garnish

Step 1In a blender, combine the ice, pineapple chunks, rum, coconut rum, lime juice, agave nectar and horchata. Blend until smooth. Rim the top of a cocktail glass with caramel and crushed pretzels, and pour in the drink. Garnish with the pineapple slice and cinnamon sticks.

Each serving, without garnish:
Calories 353; Protein 1 gram; Carbohydrates 67 grams; Fiber 1 gram; Fat 1 gram; Saturated fat 0 grams; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sugar 62 grams; Sodium 10 mg.
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