During the holidays or on winter nights mexican champurrado is a great drink to feel warm and cozy on the fireplace. Grew up on this drink and I love it! Here is a simple way to make it.
Ingredients: 1 Champurrado mix, 3 cups of whole milk, 1 tsp of vanilla extract, 7 whole cloves, star anise, half of piloncillo, 1 whole chocolate of abuelita or chocolate Ibarra, (1 circle) 3 cinammon sticks, 1 can of nestle evaporated milk & sugar to your liking.
Instructions: Mix each ingredients one by one. I start with liquids first, whole milk, evaporated milk, champurrado mix, cloves, star anise, sugar, tsp of vanilla extract, cinnamon sticks, half of piloncillo, bar of chocolate. If you don’t have piloncillo substitute it with 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar. whisk it.
Heat over medium heat until boiling. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered whisking ocassionally about 10 minutes or until chocolate is completely melted and sugar is dissolved.
Serve immediately and Enjoy!