Mexican hot chocolate with chilli

    10 min

    Delicious Mexican chocolate combined with hot milk and toasted dried chilli for some spice. Using the type of chocolate and chilli specified is key for an authentic outcome.

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    Serves: 1 

    • 240ml milk
    • 3 squares Mexican table chocolate (see footnote)
    • 1 whole de arbol chilli, lightly toasted

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Place the milk and chocolate in a small saucepan over medium low heat, stirring, until chocolate is melted. Do not boil.
    2. Pour chocolate mixture into a blender and blend until foamy.
    3. Pour into a cup, break the chilli into two or three pieces (discarding seeds) and drop into cup. Drink immediately. Eat the chili only if you can handle it!

    Mexican chocolate

    For most authentic results, use Mexican chocolate, such as Abuelita®. It is a unique chocolate that contains sugar and cinnamon, and it is integral to the recipe.

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