How to Make Champurrado/Mexican Hot Chocolate

A mexican, hot chocolate drink thickened with masa harina. A comforting drink I'm sure your family will enjoy.🌲

How to Make Champurrado/Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe
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Ingredients

Ingredients

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This is the masa harina I used for this recipe. I usually take it out of the bag and store it in the freezer for longer use.

This is the masa harina I used for this recipe. I usually take it out of the bag and store it in the freezer for longer use.

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Take a medium pot and set it over medium heat. Add the water.

Take a medium pot and set it over medium heat. Add the water.

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Add the cinnamon sticks too. Let the cinnamon cook for about 10 minutes or until the water changes color

Add the cinnamon sticks too. Let the cinnamon cook for about 10 minutes or until the water changes color

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I used a little but more than this half of chocolate bar. It's a personal preference . If you want a more chocolatey flavor use the whole disk of chocolate

I used a little but more than this half of chocolate bar. It's a personal preference . If you want a more chocolatey flavor use the whole disk of chocolate

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I prefer to use the abuelita brand mexican chocolate. You can also use the Ibarra brand. Thiscan be found at the hispanic section of your local supermarket.😀

I prefer to use the abuelita brand mexican chocolate. You can also use the Ibarra brand. Thiscan be found at the hispanic section of your local supermarket.😀

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As soon as the chocolate disc melted I poured my brown sugar in. I had no pilloncillo which is traditional to this recipe. Using brown sugar or even dark brown sugar is acceptable. 😀

As soon as the chocolate disc melted I poured my brown sugar in. I had no pilloncillo which is traditional to this recipe. Using brown sugar or even dark brown sugar is acceptable. 😀

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Use my measurements for the sugar or adjust it to your taste.

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Now let's mix the milk with the masa flour.

Now let's mix the milk with the masa flour.

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Blend this well. Removing all lumps.

Blend this well. Removing all lumps.

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Add the milk/masa mixture to the chocolate water. Whisking it in quickly. Soon after lower the heat until is has thickened to the consistency of  a light gravy😃 stirring occasionally, about 10min.

Add the milk/masa mixture to the chocolate water. Whisking it in quickly. Soon after lower the heat until is has thickened to the consistency of a light gravy😃 stirring occasionally, about 10min.

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Look at how thick and delicious this looks. I removed the cinnamon sticks. It is now ready to serve. Enjoy ☺️

Look at how thick and delicious this looks. I removed the cinnamon sticks. It is now ready to serve. Enjoy ☺️

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If you prefer a thicker drink add a little bit more masa harina, if you like it chocolatey add the whole disc of chocolate. It's just a matter of taste. This is my personal favorite. 😊

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Enjoy.

Enjoy.

Ingredients

2 Cups Whole milk 
3 Cups Water  
⅓ Cups Masa corn flour 
½ Mexican chocolate disc 
½ Cups Brown sugar  
2 Cinnamon sticks 
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