Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate

This hot chocolate recipe takes your childhood favorite up a notch, combining rich, creamy and luscious chocolate with a spicy kick of chilli

Hot chocolate is a stomach-hugging, heart-warming comfort drink that gives you that warm and fuzzy feeling, especially on those chilly winter days when the wind is howling outside and you can’t seem to get yourself warmed up.

This recipe takes this childhood favorite up a notch, combining rich, creamy and luscious chocolate with a spicy kick of chilli that’ll definitely raise your temperature and put a bit of extra buzz in your day for good measure.

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Mexican Hot Chocolate

This recipe takes this childhood favorite up a notch, combining rich, creamy and luscious chocolate with a spicy kick of chilli that’ll definitely raise your temperature and put a bit of extra buzz in your day for good measure.
Servings 2
Total Time 15 mins

Ingredients
 
 

  • 400 ml Milk
  • 45 ml Cocoa powder
  • 15 ml cinnamon
  • 10 ml chilli powder or cayenne pepper
  • 1 whole red chilli
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 50 g dark chocolate roughly chopped
  • 20 ml sugar or to your taste
  • 100 ml cream

Instructions
 

  • In a saucepan slowly bring the milk up to the boil
  • Whisk in the Cocoa powder, cinnamon and chilli powder
  • Simmer for 5 minutes with the cinnamon stick and chilli
  • Once it starts to thicken, stir in the dark chocolate
  • Take out the whole chilli and cinnamon stick
  • To serve, pour into mugs, sweeten with some sugar, pour some cream on the top with a light dusting of cinnamon

Notes

Try beating the cream with a little vanilla for a richer topping.
Try to get the best cocoa powder and chocolate that you can afford, it will make a world of difference.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chocolate, drinks, mexican, Non-Alcoholic
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12/07/2022 07:52 pm GMT

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