Atole Recipe

Famously regarded as the “drink of the gods”, this sugary thin porridge is a favorite reminiscent of the day of the dead celebration. Perfect for the cool time of the day, this is one dish to cherish with loved ones.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 3 cups of whole milk
  • 1/4 cup of pilonchillo or brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup of masa
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon


  1. Warm the milk over medium heat.
  2. Add cinnamon and whisk in the masa.
  3. Once the mixture begins to thicken, add brown sugar.
  4. Keep on stirring until the sugar is completely dissolved.

Nutrient Information

Calories:68 cal, ; 0.4 g fat; 1.1 g protein; 14.1 g carbohydrates; 0 mg cholesterol; 8 mg sodium.