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Beyond the Box's Horchata

Posted by Douglas Brown on Thu, Apr, 26, 2018 @ 10:04 AM

 

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by giving our delicious Horchata recipe a try! 
This recipe makes enough for 6 servings. 
Calories: 191 per serving.
Horchata

 


Ingredients:

  • 1 1/3 cup uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 cups Water , divided
  • 1 1/2 cups Milk or Almond Milk
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 2 teaspoons Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/3 - 1/2 cup Sugar , to taste
Instructions:
  1. To a blender, add rice, 2 cups of water, and 2 cinnamon sticks.
  2. Blend about for 2 minutes or until the rice and cinnamon sticks are roughly ground. Add the remaining water and blend again.
  3. Pour contents into a pitcher or container with a fitted lid and place on your countertop overnight (or for at least 8 hours).
  4. Pour the rice mixture into a fine mesh strainer, into a pitcher. Discard the rice.
  5. Stir in the milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and sugar (to your preference). Chill until ready to serve. Stir well before serving and serve over ice.

Enjoy!
 

Warm Spiced Apple Cider

Posted by Douglas Brown on Thu, Oct, 20, 2016 @ 13:10 PM


Holiday parties will soon be approaching!  Make the most of them by trying this Warm Spiced Apple Cider recipe.  It's simple to make and your guests will love it, an added bonus is the delicious smell it creates to set the scene for your fall fun. Enjoy!

This recipe makes 5 quarts of cider

Ingredients:
10 Gala Apples, cut in quarters

10 Cinnamon Sticks
5 Cloves
2 Star Anise
½ Cup Brown Sugar
1 Gallon Apple Juice

Instructions:
1. Combine all of the ingredients and bring to a simmer.

2. Let sit at room temperature for 1 hour
3. Strain and serve warm or chilled

Enjoy!


 

Spiked Mocha-Orange Eggnog

Posted by Douglas Brown on Fri, Dec, 11, 2015 @ 07:12 AM

 

Spice up your holiday party with this delicious recipe for Spike Mocha-Orange Eggnog.  Take that traditional eggnog and add some amazing flavor to it!  Your guests will be pleasantly surprised.



This recipe makes 2 quarts of eggnog.

Ingredients:
12 Ounces Milk

12 Ounces Heavy Cream
4 Ounces Knob Creek Bourbon
4 Egg Yolks
½ Cup Sugar
3 Cinnamon Sticks
1 Vanilla Bean, split and scraped
1 Orange, zest only

Instructions:
1. Combine the yolks and the sugar in a mixing bowl

2. Heat the heavy cream, orange zest, milk, cinnamon sticks and vanilla bean
3. Add the warm milk mixture to the yolk and sugar mixture
4. Cook over a water bath until 170 degrees
5. Add the bourbon and let steep for 30 minutes
6. Strain and chill to serve

Enjoy!

 

Beyond the Box

Beyond the Box is a full service catering and event company located in Dallas, Texas.  Beyond the Box services homes, offices and event spaces all over the DFW area.  

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