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Chocolate Atole

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"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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15 m servings 269
Original recipe yields 3 servings (3 cups)


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  1. 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 269 calories; 11.3 35.6 7.5 20 84 Full nutrition

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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. Cinna...