Family favorite Mexican hot chocolate recipe
Roll up a good book, blanket and this Mexican hot chocolate. A cup of cozy hot chocolate, you will be attracted by its delicious spices and delicious cinnamon cocoa flavor!
Except for a little extra spice, this warm and delicious cup is no different from traditional hot cocoa. Enjoy it with some dipping sweets, such as Mexican wedding cookies or shortbread cookies!
Mexican hot cocoa
When winter and cold months come, I just want to drink hot cocoa and read a good book all day. Too bad, I have children…and a business to run…and a house to take care of.
I can drink hot chocolate of any flavor, but this Mexican hot chocolate is one of my favorites. Cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg mix well with cocoa. The spiced chocolate is so delicious.
Pour yourself a cup of hot Mexican hot chocolate and don’t forget to put some whipped cream on it! Sprinkle some extra spices and put a cinnamon stick in it. Then sit down, relax, and pretend that you don’t have a million things to do. You deserve that cup of hot cocoa.
Hot Chocolate vs. Mexican Hot Chocolate
Do you know the difference between regular hot chocolate and Mexican hot chocolate?
this is very simple. Mexican hot chocolate usually contains some kind of spice mixture. In this particular recipe, it has cinnamon, cloves and a pinch of nutmeg. In other recipes, Mexican hot chocolate can even contain some chili powder and different types of cocoa powder.
Yes, you can still taste every kind of cocoa, but you will expect to find More spices In today’s version.
How to make Mexican hot chocolate
Cook. Put sugar, flour, cocoa, water and spices in a medium pot above the stove. Boil this mixture over medium heat for 4 minutes.
scald. Add the milk and let the mixture piping hot, but don’t boil!
*notes: Scalding refers to heating the mixture to the boiling point. Once it is there, remove it from the heat and add the vanilla. It’s ready to drink now!
optimal. Put whipped cream and a bit of nutmeg on top. It is the perfect spice hot cocoa.
We are definitely a fan of hot cocoa in our house, so we have a few varieties on the website. Be sure to check it out!
More hot cocoa recipes:
Preparation time 5 minutes
Cooking time 25 minutes
Total time 30 minutes
Calories 199 kcal
Author Little Luna
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 TB flour
- 1/4 cup cocoa
- 1 1/2 cups cold water
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 3/4 teaspoon cloves
- 6 cups milk
- Whipped cream
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
In a medium pot, mix sugar, flour, cocoa, water and spices. Cook on medium heat for 4 minutes.
Add milk and let it hot, but don’t boil it.
Add vanilla extract and remove from heat
If necessary, top with whipped cream and nutmeg.