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Atole de vainilla is a delicious hot Mexican beverage that is popular throughout the holidays. You must try it!

Atole de Vainilla

Atole de vainilla is a delicious hot Mexican beverage similar to champurrado.

Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword atole, atole de vainilla, atole recipe
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 442 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 1/2 cups Maseca the one for tortillas
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp of Mexican vanilla


  1. Add the masa harina to a pot and slowly stir in the water until there are no lumps.

  2. Turn heat to medium high and add the cinnamon stick and stir in the milk.

  3. Add the brown sugar to the pot and stir until dissolved.

  4. Reduce heat to low and simmer for about 8 more minutes stirring often.

  5. Remove the pot from heat. Stir in the vanilla.

  6. Let cool before serving as it's hot.

Nutrition Facts
Atole de Vainilla
Amount Per Serving
Calories 442 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 130mg6%
Potassium 445mg13%
Carbohydrates 81g27%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 66g73%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 395IU8%
Calcium 364mg36%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.