Atole, word that comes from the Aztec -Nahuatl atolli, is a traditional hot drink made with masa dough. Chocolate flavored atole is known as champurrado. Atole is frequently served to accompany tamales.
5 oz. tortilla- masa dough
2 tbsp. cornstarch
3 cups milk
3 cups water
7 oz sugar
2 cinnamon sticks
1 tsp vanilla extract
Dissolve the dough in the water. Strain the mixture, add the cinnamon sticks, and heat.
When boiling add the milk, sugar, cornstarch. and vanilla. Let it boil, stirring constantly until it thickens.
If too thick, add milk to achieve preferred consistency. Remove cinnamon stick and serve.
Las Mañanitas is the traditional Mexican birthday song. It is so popular that it is now sung in most Latin American countries. Usually this beautiful song is sung when the birthday person wakes up or before blowing the candles on the…