- Refreshing chilled drink
- Made from morro seeds, rice and peanuts
- Mix with milk for a cool shake
- Makes about 1.5 quarts/liters per pack
- Delicious cinnamon, cocoa flavor
- Size - 4 x 12 oz/340 g
Horchata de Morro is a very popular sweet shake in El Salvador. Cold milk is mixed with ground morro seeds, peanuts, rice, cinnamon and cocoa powder for a smooth, refreshing beverage usually served over ice.
To make horchata de morro, simply mix the packaged powder with milk and a little water, then pour over ice. What could be simpler?
This type of horchata is a great example of blending Spanish and Latin American traditions. In Spain, horchata is made with the chufa nut, a vitamin rich tuber that lends a creamy, sweet flavor to the drink. In El Salvador they use native seeds and nuts instead, including peanuts and morro seeds, as well as rice powder.
Morro seeds are from a native tree, and come in a shell that is very hard to crack. Inside the shell are nutritious seeds that are ground into a powder. This food was known even in Mayan times, and was a part of their creation story.
Morro seeds, rice, peanuts, cinnamon, cocoa powder, sesame seeds, fortified sugar with vitamin A, artificial vanilla flavor.
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