This is a hot chocolate type drink that is typically served with Tamales. This comes from the Mejia family.
- agua (water)
- canela (cinnamon) sticks
- chocolate (the Mexican chocolate used for making hot chocolate, Abuelita is the best)
- azucar (sugar)
- maseca (corn flour)
- leche (aqua)
This recipe makes approximately 4 gallons.
1 part water, and 3 cinnamon sticks. Heat on stove, until the water is red.
Add 2 chocolate pieces.
1 part water, and 1 part maseca. Mix together with a whisk in a separate bowl, then add to the pot on the stove.
Add 1 part milk. Continue to whisk the Atoli regularly.
Add approximately 4 cups sugar to taste.