• 1 ½ cups water
  • 1cinnamon stick
  • 1whole clove
  • 1 pod star anise(Optional)
  • 4 ¼ cups milk
  • 2tablets Mexican chocolate (such as Chocolate Ibarra®)
  • ¾ cup pinole (coarse ground maize flour)
  • 1 pinch crushed piloncillo (Mexican brown sugar cone), or more to taste
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Bring water, cinnamon stick, clove, and star anise to a boil in a saucepan; remove from heat and allow spices to steep until water is fragrant, about 10 minutes. Strain.


  • Step 2

    Heat milk, chocolate, and pinole in another saucepan over medium heat, whisking until chocolate is dissolved and liquid is thickened, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add piloncillo; let rest until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes more. Pour cinnamon water into chocolate mixture and stir to combine.

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