This is a very thick pre-Columbian beverage, still made in Mexico today.
Yield: 6 (1-cup) servings
- 1 cup atole blue (or yellow) cornmeal
- 1/4 cup cocoa
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups water
- 3 cups milk
- 1/2 cup honey
- Mix cornmeal, cocoa, cinnamon, salt and water in a saucepan. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low.
- Stir in milk and honey. Heat to simmering, stirring constantly. Do not boil.