Champurrado

Champurrado is a traditional Mexican Christmas drink.
Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup masa harina (corn flour)
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 1-ounce squares unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
Preparation:
  1. 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.
  2. Stir in the brown sugar, half-and-half, cream and chocolate, and bring to a simmer, whisking until smooth.
  3. Remove the cinnamon stick and serve hot.
  4. Makes 1-1/2 quarts.

Prep time: 5 Min; Cooking time: 15 Min; Total time: 2 Hrs

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