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Spiced Mexican Hot Chocolate

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Spiced Mexican Hot Chocolate

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 8


  • Large Pot
  • Whisk
  • Mugs to serve in


  • 6 12-ounce cans evaporated milk
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 12-ounce bags semisweet chocolate chips (recommended: Hershey's or Ghirardelli)
  • Cocoa powder (for serving)


  • In a large pot over medium heat, whisk together milk, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and nutmeg. Add chocolate chips. Stir until chocolate is melted. Cover and turn heat to low for 5 minutes.


Great simple drink to “spice” up something traditional.
Course: Drinks
Keyword: chocolate, drink, hot drink, spice


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