Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Atoli (also known as Champurrado)

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.

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