Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Do you like chocolate? Of course you do, you're not crazy. Here's a recipe for a delicious cup of hot chocolate, Mexican style. You'll need to find Mexican chocolate bars like the one pictured above. The most popular brands are "Abuelita" and "Ibarra." My favorite is Abuelita because it has a picture of a cute grandma on the box.

Mexican Hot Chocolate


2 1/2 cups of milk
1 cup mexican Chocolate, roughly chopped
1 stick of cinnamon


In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add milk and chocolate and stir. Continue to stir until most of the chocolate has melted.

Pour the mixture into a blender. Close the lid making sure that there is a bit of an opening to let out any pressure that builds up from the steam. Blend until it gets foamy and you no longer see small pieces of chocolate (about 45 seconds).

Pour into mugs and grate a bit of fresh cinnamon over the top.

You like living on the edge? Try adding a pinch of cayenne pepper into the mix. Adds a nice kick!

Cuddle up and enjoy!

(Note: I did not take these photographs, and I don't have info for credits)


  1. My Mum likes it with water, I prefer it with milk though, like your recipe.

  2. I also like using water, but find that the flavor is more rich with milk. Although, water does make it diet friendly ;)