Chicheme (Vegan style)

Chicheme drink

5 from 4 reviews

Gluten free, vegan, dairy free




  1. Rinse the hominy several times in warm water to release some of the lye/lime before finally placing the hominy in a large bowl with water (not the 6 cups) and soak overnight.
  2. The next morning drain off the water and rinse again.
  3. Pour the hominy into a medium size saucepan with the 6 cups of water along with the cinnamon sticks and pink salt then bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover the saucepan with the lid and allow to simmer.
  5. Check the saucepan frequently to ensure there is enough water, it should take almost an hour for the hominy to soften and there should be just enough water in the pan to cover the corn.
  6. Once cooked remove the saucepan from the stove then proceed to stir in the almond milk, condensed coconut milk and vanilla extract.
  7. Allow the chicheme to completely cool before refrigerating.
  8. Serve with a dash of nutmeg on top