Chocolate Atole

Champurrado

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Preparation info

  • 6

    Servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

Muy Bueno

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

  • About

Warm, chocolaty champurrado is synonymous with tamales and cold mornings, especially on Las Posadas, Dia de los Muertos, and Navidad. These are the most common times family recipes came out of the recipe box—or Grandma’s kitchen. I fondly remember drinking it on cold mornings in my Grandma’s house. It was usually too hot to drink so she would cool it off by pouring it from one cup to another over the sink. Champurrado is a ch