Mexican Atole

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Atole is a popular Mexican hot beverage, thickened with masa and flavored with cinnamon and brown sugar. Try this soothing beverage after dinner or in the afternoon with some cookies. You can be creative and add some pureed fruit if you wish!

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
5
Yield:
5 cups

Ingredients

  • ½ cup masa (corn flour)

  • 5 cups water

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 5 tablespoons piloncillo, brown sugar cones

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Place the masa, water, cinnamon and piloncillo in a blender. Blend until smooth, about 3 minutes.

  2. Pour the contents of the blender into a sauce pan and bring the mixture to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. When the mixture reaches a boil, turn the heat to low and continue to whisk for 5 minutes.

  3. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the vanilla. Pour into mugs and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

68 Calories
0g Fat
14g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 68
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 46mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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