Rice atole - Mexican recipe

Rice atole – Mexican recipe

Enjoy traditional recipes for the country’s most popular Mexican drinks/desserts. It is very easy to make, but the sweetness of the honey stands out and it is very delicious.

This Mexican atole can be made with both rice and rice flour, so there are several ways to prepare it with different ingredients. Or with milk only, water only, or evaporated milk. This recipe uses condensed milk and is delicious.

material: Makes enough for about 4 people.

  • 1 cup of rice
  • 1 liter whole milk
  • 1 liter + 1 cup of water
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • cinnamon powder (optional)


Wash the rice with plenty of water.

Separate half a cup of rice and soak in a cup of water and set aside.

Cook the remaining rice with 1 liter of water and a cinnamon stick. Stir occasionally for 20 minutes.

Mix the reserved rice with the soaking water and add to the pot where the remaining rice is cooking.

Clean the blender glass with a little milk, utilize all the rice left at the bottom, and pour in the remaining milk.

Depending on your preference, you can sweeten it with condensed milk or substitute brown sugar or piloncillo. Flavored with vanilla essence.

Cook on high heat for 10 minutes, then reduce heat and cook for another 10 minutes or until desired consistency is reached.

To serve: Sprinkle with cinnamon powder, if desired.

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