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Jul 23, 2006 07:07 PM

Aguas Frescas

Does anyone have any tips on how to make the best homemade Aguas Frescas and Horchata? I would love to make some so that I can make it through this heat wave. Thanks!

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  1. I have made this one from Eating Well a few times. Very good and easy.

    1. I don't have a recipe per se, because so much depends on the fruit... but these recipes from the Santa Barbara Farmer's Market look good:

      My personal favorite has raspberries, a squeeze of lemon or lime juice and water and honey to taste. Strain the seeds and enjoy.

      1. Can you use splenda in place of the sugar for the simple syrup in aqua fresca?

        1. Of course; any sweetener may be used.