1/3cupof sugaror more to adjust to your personal taste
Corn Masa Harina Atole with milk
3& 1/2 cups of milk
1/3cupof piloncillo or brown sugar
1/2cupof masa harina
1inchof a cinnamon stick.
Sweet Corn Atole
Dissolve the cornstarch in a cup of water until there are no lumps. Set aside. Puree corn grains with 1 cup of the milk in the blender until smooth.
Using a colander or sieve strain the liquid and pour into a pot adding the sugar, milk, the cornstarch-milk mixture, and cinnamon.
Cook over medium heat bringing the mixture to a boil and stir frequently to avoid sticking, until mixture thickens. It could take 15 minutes or more to get to this point.
Remove from heat and serve warm.
Corn Masa Harina Atole
In a medium size, pot pours the milk and add the piloncillo, milk, and cinnamon.
Dissolve the masa harina with the cup of water until there are no lumps left. Add to the rest of the ingredients in the pot and turn the heat to medium. Cook stirring frequently until boiling point. Keep cooking until the drink begins to thicken.
Remove from heat and remove the cinnamon stick. When the atole gets cold, it will thicken a little more. reheat and add more milk or water.