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Sweet Corn Atole

4 servings

2 cups of fresh corn grains

4 cups of milk

3/4 cup of water

1/2 stick of cinnamon

1/3 cup of sugar (or more to adjust to your personal taste)

5 Tablespoons of cornstarch

Note: You can use honey or any other kind of sweetener.

Directions:

Dissolve the cornstarch with a cup of water until there are not lumps. Set aside. Puree corn grains with 1 cup of the milk in the blender until smooth.

Using a colander or sieve strain the liquid and pour into a pot adding the sugar, milk and cinnamon.. Cook over medium heat bringing the mixture to a boil and stir frequently to avoid sticking, until mixture thickens. It could take 15 minutes or more to get to this point. Remove from heat and serve warm.


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Comment by Mely on January 9, 2014 at 5:39pm
Thank you for the tip Rosie. it is almost like way my friends from El Salvador make it here. it is really good!
Comment by Mely on January 9, 2014 at 5:38pm
hello Patricia,

Corn grains are the kernels of the corn. You can also use the ones you find in the frozen section at the supermarket.
Comment by Patricia Terrazas on January 9, 2014 at 5:28pm
what are corn grains?
Comment by Rosie LiquidanoTucker on January 9, 2014 at 5:25pm

Love this!!! In my country "Guatemala" its call "Atol de Elote"  but the real one doesn't have cornstarch or milk because it will change the favor of the corn, try to make it without those add a pinch of salt and you'll taste the difference.... also when we serve it instead of the cinnamon we add some cooked kernels.... enjoy it!!!!

Comment by Roxanne Buil on February 22, 2011 at 9:15am
Mely this looks so delicious! Perfect for the cold weather we've been having!
Comment by Jorge on February 3, 2011 at 9:12am
Thanks so much for sharing, Mely!

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