Spice It Up!
Sweet Corn Atole
Yields 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.
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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