An earthy mixture of Viennese-roast coffee, cinnamon, aniseeds, and piloncillo (Mexican dark brown sugar). This drink is traditionally prepared in a earthenware pots called Ollas. The earthenware lends some of the special flavor to this drink.
This recipe was developed by Zarela Martinez in her book The Food and Life of Oaxaca. This blend can be used to make your own Mexican cocoa drinks such as Champurrado (chocolate Atole) or just hot chocolate.
Mexican chocolate mixed with warmed milk then frothed with a molinillo.
A warm almost porridge-like drink made thick with masa. The chocolate version is Champurrado, other versions are flavored with fruits or nuts. This version is sweetened with piloncillo (Mexican unrefined brown sugar), cinnamon (canela), and vanilla bean.