Top down shot of two glasses of Boozy Rum Horchata

Boozy Rum Horchata

Healthier horchata made sweetened with dates and topped with a shot of rum or Kahlua!
Author: Minimalist Baker
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings: 2 (drinks)
Category: Beverage
Cuisine: Mexican-Inspired, Vegan
Freezer Friendly 1 Month (as popsicles)
Does it keep? 2-3 Days


  • 1 1/2 cups horchata
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond, coconut, or rice milk
  • 2 ounces dark rum or Kahlua (2 ounces equals 4 Tbsp)
  • 8-10 ice cubes


  1. Either add all ingredients to a shaker to combine, or simply divide horchata, almond milk, and rum between serving glasses, stir, and then add ice cubes.

  2. To sweeten, add a drizzle of honey or agave nectar. To thicken, add almond milk. Easy peasy!


*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

Nutrition Per Serving (1 of 2 drinks)