Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

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Mexican Hot Chocolate

Sheryl Faulkner

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@athestove

Years ago I was looking for a hot chocolate recipe to mimic the one in the movie "Chocolat". I found this one. Tho' it doesn't have the spicy pepper that the movie's chocolate did and,of course, I have no idea what it actually tasted like, I discovered that by adding a halved jalapeno or a dried hot pepper to the water as it boils, you can get the kick as well.Remove the pepper to complete the process of making the hot chocolate.While it takes a little effort, it's so worth it!


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Serves:

3 servings

Ingredients

1/2 c
water
3 oz
semi-sweet chocolate
2 c
milk
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/8 tsp
almond flavoring

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil water. Remove from heat, add chocolate. Wait 1 minute. Whisk until melted.
2
On medium high, gradually whisk in milk, cinnamon & almond flavoring. Cook to full boil, whisking frequently. Remove from heat to allow bubbles to subside. Replace on burner. Boil again. Repeat 3 times.
3
Lower heat to simmer. Simmer 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Cocoa should be thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Turn off the heat, blend with a hand-blender until top is nice and foamy.
Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Hot Drinks