9 Reviews

This was quite the treat. A nice mug of thick, rich, creamy, dark chocolate, flavored with red pepper, vanilla and honey. What an awesome treat. I added more honey to the chocolate to bring out all of the lovely spices and for added sweetness, I also added a pinch of corse sea salt. It truly is a taste experience, not to be missed.

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Baby Kato February 15, 2009

prettty good i had a ss project on moctezuma II and this was a adition which almost every body liked but i defenitly liked it :)

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mandarinB April 09, 2013

With wind chill temps at -25F today it was perfect weather for a pipping hot mug of cocoa. I made one serving and found it very tasty but I think I would like a little more sugar. I didn't really taste the spices - my pinches must have been too small I guess. Overall, a nice recipe which will be excellent with a couple adjustments. Thanks for the recipe! Update: I added a couple pinches of additional sugar and it really brought out the flavor more - I could taste the spices much better. The additional sugar (maybe 1/4-1/2 tsp) brought this from a 4* to a 5*. Thanks again!

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flower7 January 16, 2009

Unique twist on hot chocolate! It smelled wonderful while cooking, and the cayenne pepper adds a little kick to each sip. Thanks for sharing!

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Starrynews January 06, 2009

I doubled the recipe and basically used almost 1/8 teaspoon of all of the spices. Next time I will decrease the cayenne a tad along with the cocoa. I found it a little too cocoa-y which is highly unusual for me. I will definitely make this again though. Thanks for posting!

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cyaos February 25, 2008

Delicious and warming. I really enjoyed the fact that it is made with skim milk and Splenda. The red pepper adds a nice subtle kick. In place of whipped cream, I frothed additional skim milk for the top and garnished with chocolate curls.

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PaulaG November 02, 2006

Yum! I really enjoyed the subtle heat in the background of this tasty and easy to make drink! Thank you!

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Sharon123 April 01, 2006

This was by far the best hot chocolate my boyfriend and I have ever had!!!!! So nice and thick with a subtle kick! Thankyou for this wonderful recipe, I will never buy hot cocoa again, and most likely won't settle for simple cocoa this winter. :) :)

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controlledfreak July 25, 2005
Aztec Hot Chocolate