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Authentic Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

How to Make Authentic Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

How to make authentic Mexican Hot Chocolate. A rich and spicy sipping chocolate recipe with cinnamon that is perfect for the holidays.

Slightly adapted from Reyna Mendoza via From the Source РMexico: Authentic Recipes From the People Who Know Them Best cookbook from Lonely Planet

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Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Pour the milk and water into a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. When the milk and water mixture is boiling, take it off the stove and add the chocolate, mixing vigorously with an egg whisk.
  3. Add cinnamon powder and stir. Add sugar to taste.
  4. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.

Notes

*If not using freshly ground cinnamon powder, I suggest increasing cinnamon to 1 teaspoon.

** For a vegan Mexican Hot Chocolate option, you can substitute almond or soy milk.

I topped my hot chocolate with frothed milk and a dusting of cinnamon.

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