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Atole - Mexican Milk Beverage

Atole - Mexican Milk Beverage
Level
Easy
Prep
5 minutes
Cook
12 minutes
Servings
10 servings
  • 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.
Key Ingredients

Ingredients

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

Make It

Step 1
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.
Step 2
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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