Champurrado:  Mexican Hot Chocolate Beverage

Champurrado: Mexican Hot Chocolate Beverage

Prep:
10 mins
Cooking:
10 mins
Level:
Easy
Yields:
10 servings (8 oz. each)

Try this sweet and nutritious Mexican beverage: Champurrado! With its combination of chocolate and cinnamon, it is a delicious way to warm you up on a cold day.

Ingredients

  • 12 cups water, divided
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 1/2 cups masa harina (Mexican corn masa mix)
  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar or 2 large (6 ounces each) piloncillo cones (Mexican brown sugar)
  • 1 to 4 oz. NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Baking Bar, broken into pieces
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

COMBINE 8 cups water and cinnamon in large saucepan. Bring to a boil.

PLACE remaining water and flour in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Pour mixture through fine mesh sieve into cinnamon-water mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring constantly with wire whisk, for 6 to 7 minutes or until mixture is thickened.

STIR in sugar, chocolate and vanilla extract. Cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes or until chocolate is melted and flavors are blended. Remove cinnamon sticks. Pour into mugs.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/10 servings (8 oz. each) of recipe
  • Calories 210
  • Calories from Fat 15

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

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 1.5g 2%
  • Saturated Fat .5g 3%
  • Cholesterol 0mg 0%
  • Sodium 20mg 1%
  • Carbohydrates 49g 16%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
  • Sugars 34g
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 4%

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