Spicy-Sweet Mexican Hot Chocolate

2 months ago


Mexican Hot Chocolate

Makes 4 servings

2 ¼ cups Water

⅔ cup Sugar

2 Tbsps Unsweetened cocoa powder

½ tsp Cinnamon powder or a stick of cinnamon, plus more to garnish

1 cup Full cream powdered milk

3 Tbsps Regular butter (Salted butter?)

½ cup Grated or finely chopped unsweetened chocolate

¼ tsp Cayenne pepper

1 Tbsp Vodka (optional)

Whipping cream, to garnish

Combine water, sugar, and cocoa powder in a pot and bring to a rolling boil.

Lower the flame and continue to cook (boil) for about 1-2 minutes more to cook the cocoa powder

Turn off the heat then add cinnamon and powdered milk. Use a whisk to blend the ingredients in smoothly.

Add the butter and grated chocolate and stir to melt. Finish with the cayenne pepper and vodka, if using.

Whip the whipping cream and top the drink with a huge dollop and end with a dust of cinnamon powder on top.

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