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Champurrado (Mexican Chocolate Drink)

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This morning drink is especially popular in the Winter. This Mexican favorite is flavored with anise and sweetened with piloncillo (hard cane sugar).
Ingredients
  Warm water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Masa harina 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Mexican chocolate disc 1 , chopped
  Piloncillo cones 3 Ounce, chopped
  Aniseed 1 Pinch, ground
Directions

In a large pot, whisk masa harina into the warm water until thoroughly combined. Add milk, chocolate, piloncillo and anise. Bring to a simmer and whisk with a molinillo (a special wooden tool to whip the drink) until chocolate is melted and sugar is dissolved.

Strain the mixture through a medium sieve (optional) and serve hot, in mugs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Beverage
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Milk Product
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1107 Calories from Fat 375

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g66.6%

Saturated Fat 24.8 g123.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 45.2 mg15.1%

Sodium 215.5 mg9%

Total Carbohydrates 183 g61%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.4%

Sugars 159 g

Protein 20 g40.7%

Vitamin A 9.2% Vitamin C 0.23%

Calcium 65.4% Iron 22.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Champurrado (Mexican Chocolate Drink) Recipe