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Atole is a warm and creamy hot beverage popular in Mexico and Central America. Atole is thickened with corn masa and flavored with brown sugar, cinnamon and vanilla.

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5 - 6 servings


  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup instant corn masa flour (not cornstarch)
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed Imperial Sugar Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. In a large saucepan whisk together milk, water, masa and brown sugar. Place over heat and whisk constantly to a boil. Reduce heat and boil for 1 additional minute.
  2. Remove from heat and whisk in cinnamon and vanilla extract.
  3. Serve in mugs.


For variety: At the end of cooking, whisk in a little chopped chocolate.

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