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Abuelita Atole (Abuelita Chocolate Drink)

Level
Easy
Prep
10 minutes
Cook
10 minutes
Servings
6 servings
  • Atole is the historic name in Mexico for this delicious and popular beverage. Our Abuelita Atole adds the unmistakable flavor of chocolate and cinnamon which is so traditional in the Mexican cuisine.
KEY INGREDIENTS
Carnation
Evaporated Milk
NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk 12 oz
NET 12 fl oz (354 mL)
INGREDIENTS
MAKE IT
Step 1
Combine 2 cups water, evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk and Abuelita in large saucepan. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture reaches a boil. Remove from heat.
Step 2
Combine remaining 1 cup water, egg yolks and cornstarch in medium bowl. While stirring, slowly add some of the chocolate mixture to the egg yolk mixture. Continue to add small amounts of chocolate mixture until the egg yolk mixture is at the same temperature as the chocolate mixture. Add the egg yolk mixture back to the remaining chocolate mixture.
Step 3
Heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil for 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Add vanilla extract. Strain, if desired. Serve hot.
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