Atole - Mexican Milk Beverage

Atole - Mexican Milk Beverage

Prep:
5 mins
Cooking:
12 mins
Level:
Easy
Yields:
10

Atole is the historic name in Mexico for this delicious and popular beverage. Made with
masa harina, evaporated milk and sweetened with sugar, this rich and satisfying drink is flavored with vanilla and cinnamon.

Ingredients

  • 4 1/4 cups water, divided
  • 1 cup masa harina (Mexican corn masa mix)
  • 2 cans (12 fl. oz. each) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • Ground cinnamon (optional)

Directions

PLACE 3 cups water and masa harina in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Pour through fine mesh sieve into medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Discard solids. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring frequently with wire whisk, for 6 to 8 minutes or until mixture is thickened.

STIR in evaporated milk, remaining water, sugar, vanilla extract and 3 cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 8 minutes or until mixture is thickened. Remove cinnamon sticks. Serve warm sprinkled with ground cinnamon.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/10 of recipe
  • Calories 215
  • Calories from Fat 43

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 4.8g 7%
  • Saturated Fat 2.7g 14%
  • Cholesterol 17mg 6%
  • Sodium 84mg 3%
  • Carbohydrates 37.3g 12%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 2%
  • Sugars 20g
  • Protein 6.4g
  • Vitamin A 7%
  • Vitamin C 3%
  • Calcium 27%
  • Iron 10%

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