A wonderful, rich, thick drink. Like a cross between hot cocoa and pudding. Can never remember my tweaks to this recipe, so decided to post it. Officially called champurrado, but I call it what I can pronounce.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
3
Yield:
3 cups
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Ingredients

3
Original recipe yields 3 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Whisk water and masa harina together in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Add milk and cinnamon. Continue stirring until thick and bubbly. Add evaporated milk, chocolate, brown sugar, and vanilla extract. Cook and stir until chocolate and sugar are just melted, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and pour into mugs. Serve hot.

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Nutrition Facts

269 calories; protein 7.5g; carbohydrates 35.6g; fat 11.3g; cholesterol 19.6mg; sodium 84.5mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (1)

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Rating: 4 stars
02/14/2019
Though tasty this is neither atole nor champurrado. Atole and champurrado are two totally different things and neither is made with bar chocolate. Atole does not contain chocolate at all. Cinnamon sticks are used not ground cinnamon. Having said that and taking into consideration that this is an Americanized fusion of two Mexican drinks it is tasty. Read More
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