How to Make Champurrado at Home


Most of the kids nowadays want something new and tasty to drink. As a mother, I always try to give our kids the best things. If I talk about the evening and morning milk routine of our kids, they always make excuses not to drink milk.

But I got to know about this Champurrado Recipe from my friend when I was at her residence. With the recipe, she also told me some information regarding Champurrado.

Jose Rizal invented Champurrado in the year 1950. Champurrado was originated in Mexico and is traditional Mexican chocolate-based atole that is comfort in a cup.

The difference between Atole and Champurrado is how they use masa harina. In atole, we use cinnamon sticks with boiling water and the addition of chocolate to the atole gives birth to Champurrado.

Today, I was making Champurrado for my kids and I thought to share Champurrado Recipe with all of you. But there are many other tea recipes that we’ve covered in our blog. You should definitely check them as well. But there are many other drink recipes that we’ve covered in our blog. You should definitely check them as well.

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Ingredients For Champurrado Recipe

Masa Harina1/3 Cup
Mexican Chocolate3 ounce
Warm Water1 Cup
Milk2.5 Cups
Cinnamon1/2 tsp
Brown Sugar2 tbsp

Its is a quick recipe and it will not take much time of yours. Let’s see the perfect timings in the table below.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
5 Mins15 Mins20 Mins

Now you have the ingredients and you know the exact timings required to make Champurrado. So without waiting more, let’s check out the recipe for what we’ve been waiting for. Yes, I am talking about the Champurrado Recipe.

Champurrado Recipe

Champurrado Recipe
  1. In a pan, add Masa Harina, water, salt, and whisk it thoroughly, until they mix together or look smooth.
  2. In the mixture over the medium heat, add chopped Mexican Chocolate chips, milk, cinnamon, brown sugar. Mix until chocolate melts.
  3. Simmer until the consistency become smooth. Remove from heat.
  4. Serve Immediately in different mugs.

Finally, Champurrado is ready. Replace this chocolate milk with your kid’s regular milk and I bet that they’ll love it.

Nutritional Facts Champurrado

We all know Chocolate Milk is healthy. That’s why I’ve added a nutritional breakdown of the nutrients present in Champurrado. So let’s see how much healthy is Champurrado is.

Cholesterol 6.9mg

How To Make Champurrado at Home | Video

When I was making Champurrado for the first time, I saw a video to understand the steps properly. That’s why, I’ve added a recipe video of Champurrado below, so it’ll be easier for you to make this at home.

Video By Tastemade

I hope you’ve liked this recipe. Do make Champurrado at home and serve it to your kids. Share the reviews of your kids in the comments section below. Till then, stay tuned for more recipes like these.

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