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Atole

 

 

 

Atole

 

Atole is a warm beverage that is popular in Mexico and throughout Latin America. It is typically flavored with vanilla and cinnamon and thickened with masa. Traditionally, atole is sweetened with piloncillo, a Mexican brown cone sugar, but dark brown sugar makes an adequate substitute if you can not find the piloncillo. This is one of the easiest Mexican recipes and is perfect for breakfast or to relax at the end of a long day. Try it topped with pureed fruit or stir in a few small pieces of Mexican chocolate.

 

 

Ingredients:

1-3/4 c water
3/4 c milk
1/4 c masa (Maseca brand is very popular)
1 cinnamon stick or 1-1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
2-1/2 Tbsp piloncillo (Mexican brown cone sugar)
2 tsp pure vanilla extract

 

Directions:

  1. In a heavy saucepan add the water and milk; whisk in the masa until the mixture has no lumps.
  2. Add the cinnamon and piloncillo and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Do not let the mixture scorch.
  3. Let mixture boil for two or three minutes to thicken, stirring constantly.
  4. Remove from heat. Pour through fine sieve. Stir in vanilla.
  5. Serve warm in heavy mugs. Pureed fruit is delicious served on top of the atole or try adding a few small pieces of Mexican chocolate for a special treat.

 

 

Preparation time: 5 minute(s)

Cooking time: 10 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 2 cups

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