This traditional Mexican hot beverage is served during the festival season, and is ideal for a cold winter day.

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Champurrado

Champurrado

 

YIELD: 12 SERVINGS

Ingredients

  • 1 – cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup (6 oz.) – Mexican chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup – fresh ground smooth corn dough for tortillas, *
  • 10 cups – milk
  • 2 cups – pure honey

Directions

* or substitute 1/2 cup powdered masa harina mixed with 1/2 cup warm water. Add cinnamon, Mexican chocolate and two cups of water to a stock pot . Bring to a simmer, stirring constantly until chocolate melts. In a separate bowl mix the corn dough with a cup of water until smooth. Pour corn mixture into the hot chocolate, stirring constantly. Add the milk and honey to the pot, let it simmer over low heat, stirring frequently until the milk thickens, being careful not to let milk burn. Champurrado should be the consistency of heavy cream, if yours it too thick, just add more milk.

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This traditional Mexican hot beverage is served during the festival season, and is ideal for a cold winter day.

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