Mazapán Mexican candy is a cousin of Marzipan, which is made with almonds. Mazapán is distinctly Mexican in that it replaces the almonds with peanuts. Mazapán Horchata is made with eight of these candy disks.
- 1 cup rice
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1 clove
- 1 can evaporated milk
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 8 Mazapán candies
- 1 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 4 cups water
- Soak rice, cinnamon stick and clove in water for one hour.
- Pour rice mixture into blender; blend then strain into a bowl and set aside.
- Add evaporated milk, granulated sugar, mazapan candies, sugar and 1 cup milk into blender. Blend until blended and add into a bowl with the rice mixture.
- Add 4 cups of water.
- Pour into a pitcher and serve over ice.