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    Mexican Hot Chocolate

    Mexican Hot Chocolate. Photo by Sharon123

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    Total Time:

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    10 mins

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    10 mins

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    Ingredients:

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    • 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate or 3 ounces mexican chocolate, tablets
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 2 tablespoons instant espresso granules
    • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange zest
    • 4 cups milk
    • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
    • cinnamon stick, for garnish
    • sweetened whipped cream (optional)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine chocolate, sugar, espresso granules, cinnamon, salt, orange zest and 1 1/2 cups water in a medium saucepan over low heat. Stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
    2. 2
      Stir in milk and almond extract; reheat but do not boil. Remove saucepan from stove; whisk hot chocolate until foamy.
    3. 3
      Pour into mugs. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and top with whipped cream, if desired.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 28, 2009

      55

      Made this today for my DW and 13 yr GDs (twins). The three of them really like it so it gets a five star. For me I would have given it a 4 star, it's good but I would like more orange flavor, but the girls win. Made for football pool week #10, 2009.

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    • on November 18, 2009

      55

      I really enjoyed this! The orange flavor came through too! Thanks for a yummy morning drink! I halved the recipe easily. Made for your Football win! Congrats!

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Hot Chocolate

    Serving Size: 1 (293 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 364.2
     
    Calories from Fat 180
    49%
    Total Fat 20.0 g
    30%
    Saturated Fat 12.4 g
    62%
    Cholesterol 34.1 mg
    11%
    Sodium 163.7 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 43.7 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
    16%
    Sugars 25.2 g
    101%
    Protein 10.8 g
    21%

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    espresso granules

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