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Pumpkin Atole

Pumpkin Atole


  • 6 1/2 cups whole milk, divided
  • 1 (4-inch) cinnamon stick
  • 1/3 cup Dixie Crystals Dark Brown Sugar
  • 2 cups canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Ground cinnamon for garnish


  1. Heat 6 cups milk and cinnamon stick in a large saucepan over medium heat. 
  2. When milk begins to boil add sugar and stir until dissolved. 
  3. Add pumpkin and nutmeg; stir to mix well and bring to a simmer; about 10 minutes.
  4. Whisk remaining milk and cornstarch in a small bowl until corn starch dissolves.  Add to large saucepan with pumpkin mixture and boil for 3 minutes.  Serve hot and garnish with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon.
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Recipe developed for Dixie Crystals by Ericka Sanchez @nibblesandfeasts.