Champurrado is a traditional Mexican Christmas drink.
- In a large saucepan, combine the masa harina with the water, using a whisk. Add the cinnamon stick and vanilla. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture has thickened.
- Stir in the brown sugar, half-and-half, cream and chocolate, and bring to a simmer, whisking until smooth.
- Remove the cinnamon stick and serve hot.
- Makes 1-1/2 quarts.
Recipe editor Patricia Mitchell