Mexican-Style Hot Chocolate

Mexican-Style Hot Chocolate

Serves 2
As a tribute to the origins of chocolate, this creamy and spicy hot cocoa is perfect for cozy nights.
Ingredients: 
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/4 teaspoon chile powder
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Method: 
Mix together cocoa powder and sugar. Heat milk in a medium saucepan over very low heat with chocolate, vanilla bean, cinnamon, nutmeg and cocoa mixture. Whisk thoroughly until chocolate has melted and milk begins to simmer. Do not boil. Pour into two mugs and garnish with chile powder and cinnamon sticks.  
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: Serving size: about 10 fl oz, 530 calories (200 from fat), 22g total fat, 12g saturated fat, 30mg cholesterol, 150mg sodium, 75g carbohydrates, (3 g dietary fiber, 40g sugar), 14g protein.
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