Rice Banana Horchata Shake

A cool spin on Mexican-style horchata, this Rice Banana Horchata Shake made with Minute® Instant Jasmine Rice, vanilla ice cream and bananas is sure to please.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 10 mins
Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 10 mins (+ 10 mins cooling time)
Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 10 mins (+ 10 mins cooling time)


  • 1/2 cup Minute® Jasmine Rice
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 bananas
  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream (or your favorite flavor)
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 cinnamon sticks (optional)


  • Not your typical milkshake, this delightfully sweet, rich and ultra-creamy Rice Banana Horchata Shake is a delicious take on Mexican-style horchata that you will crave time and time again.

    Step 1
    Prepare rice according to package directions; let cool completely.

  • Step 2
    In a blender, purée rice, milk, bananas, ice cream and cinnamon until smooth.

  • Step 3
    Divide among 4 tall glasses. Sprinkle with a pinch of cinnamon and garnish with cinnamon stick, if using.

Shake it Up

Tasty snacks and desserts don’t have to be complicated or time-consuming to be delectable. In need of a sweet and tasty midday treat or something to serve at an elaborate dinner party? Then look no further than this rich and creamy Rice Banana Horchata Shake made with Minute® Instant Jasmine Rice. It’s a delicious take on Mexican-style horchata.

With just 5 simple ingredients (jasmine rice, milk, bananas, vanilla ice cream, and ground cinnamon) and 3 simples steps, you are only 10 minutes away from a perfectly blended, creamy shake that you will find yourself craving time and time again. Garnish each drink with a cinnamon stick before serving and enjoy the faces of joy as your family and friends have their first taste.

Make it Your Own

Feeling adventurous? Try this shake with any flavor of ice cream you crave! Anything that goes well with bananas will produce a tasty shake if you follow this recipe. Try chocolate, peanut butter, caramel, dulce de leche, coffee or butter pecan. The possibilities here are truly endless so give them a try and find your favorite!

If you’re looking for more cool and refreshing desserts you might also like our Mexican Spiced Paletas. Or if you want to discover more savory classic rice dishes, we recommend you try this beans and rice recipe. Also, try our Mediterranean eggplant recipes.

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