Tigernut Milk Spanish Horchata

Tigernut Milk Spanish Horchata is the perfect dairy free, nut free, seed free milk! Drink it straight up, add it to your coffee or transform it into a creamy horchata ice cream. 
Course Drinks
Cuisine Spanish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 serings
Author Krystal


  • 1 cup Whole Tiger Nuts / Chufa
  • 2 cups water , plus more for soaking
  • 1 tablespoon sweetener of choice : maple syrup, honey, dates etc (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Soak Tiger Nuts for 12 - 24 hours.
  • Strain and rinse soaked Tiger Nuts after that period. They should be nice and plump.
  • Add Tiger Nuts to a blender with 2 cups of water.
  • Blend on high until the Tiger Nuts are completely dissolved.
  • Strain using a nut milk bag.
  • If adding sweetener and spices you’ll want to rinse out your blender, return the strained milk along with flavour enhancers and blend until incorporated.