Delicious Mexican Hot Chocolate recipe to Spice up Your Day

mexican hot chocolate in green color mug.

Hot chocolates are love in this cold weather, won’t you agree? I love simple chocolate chip hot chocolate as well but Mexican hot chocolate holds a special place in my heart.

The combined fragrance of spices and chocolate is just irresistible. A mug of Mexican hot chocolate gives that cozy feeling of fuzzy socks and warm blanket.

This is the best beverage to have during winter if you’re craving something hot and sweet.

Basically if you are someone who loves spices and chocolates together, this is for you. Cinnamon and nutmeg are the star of this hot chocolate recipe.

Since these spices are beneficial for health, you can reap the benefits with this beverage.

So what are you waiting for, grab your wooden whisk and be ready!!!

Delicious Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

Recipe by Sweta SoniCourse: RecipesDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Total time

20

minutes

Mexican hot chocolate is a very popular beverage, with the aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg, this drink gives an experience from another world. 

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoon sugar

  • 2 tablespoon cocoa powder

  • ½ cup dark chocolate chip

  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon powder

  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg powder

  • A pinch of cayenne pepper

  • 2 drops vanilla essence

  • 4 cup milk

  • ½ cup mini marshmallows

Directions

  • In a saucepan, boil milk after adding cinnamon to it, reduce the milk to half.
  • Whisk in cocoa powder, nutmeg, pepper, chocolate chips, sugar and vanilla essence.
  • Boil milk for another 10 minutes with occasional whisking.
  • Pour hot chocolate into cups and add marshmallows.

Notes

  • You can use Mexican chocolate in this recipe, if you want to taste Mexico in your cup.
  • Use cinnamon sticks, if you do not have the powder.
  • Top with whipped cream and sprinkle cinnamon powder to decorate.
  • Discard cinnamon sticks after boiling them in milk.
  • Use almond milk, if you do not like milk.

If you like the kick of spices, this chocolate beverage is a must try recipe for you. You might find it difficult to adjust the spiciness in the first attempt but trust me you will be a pro in no time.

My first attempt was really a disaster, it got too spicy for me and I got a runny nose while sipping it. However, it did cure my congestion, so I was happy.

Do not forget to share this recipe with your chocolate loving buddies. If you are too lazy to make this delicious spicy goodness, get yourself a packet of instant powder.

Get Mexican hot chocolate powder here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s different about Mexican hot chocolate?

Mexican hot chocolate has spices such as cinnamon and nutmeg in it. Unlike other hot chocolates it’s not just sweet, it has a kick in it.

Is Mexican hot chocolate good for health?

Undoubtedly yes, Mexican hot chocolate is immunity boosting. It also impacts the cardiovascular system in a positive way.

Can we find Mexican hot chocolate in a cafe?

Of course you can. In fact, many Café all around the world offer this beverage.

What does Mexican hot chocolate taste like?

Mexican hot chocolate is a sweet and spicy beverage. It has a pronounced taste of spices like cinnamon and cayenne pepper.

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