Not a common atole, this one is thickened with fresh corn masa and has no milk in it. It is very simple to mkke and requires only a few ingredients.You can make you own masa from masa harina, but if you can get the fresh masa from a tortilleria, do! Raw sugar cane cones can be substituted by any kind of raw sugar, like turbinado, or you can use dark brown sugar. This makes plenty of atole as it is usually made for family gatherings to serve with tamales. Prep time is the time it takes for the water to boil.