What is aguapanela?
Aguapanela or agua panela is a drink made with panela, which processed from sugar cane. In Colombian homes, this drink always has prepared to accompany the different meals from day to day, from breakfast to lunch. Best of all, it is very versatile as a drink, since we can add different ingredients to enjoy many flavors.
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How to make aguapanela with lemon?
Just add lemon to the aguapanela, so we need a small portion of panela, some water, and the desired amount of lemon. First, we bring the water and the panela to heat until it boils, serve, and add the lemon, so hot. We can also take it cold, let the aguapanela cool, or after it was in the fridge, we add the lemon, and it will become a refreshing drink.
How to prepare agua panela with cheese?
After having the agua panela prepared with the previous recipe, serve immediately, so hot, and add a good portion of cheese. Depending on the type of cheese you add, it will be shaggy, like gum. The typical cheese used for aguapanela with cheese is curd cheese.Español
- ½ pound of panela
- Sufficient water
- Add the panela to a slow cooker along with the water.
- Place on medium heat for 15 minutes or until it starts to boil and the panela has diluted.