Mexican Hot Chocolate for Really Lazy People on a Diet

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Recipe by Alysli

I like the hot/sweet spiciness of Mexican hot chocolate, but well, I'm lazy. I'm also trying to stick to lower-calorie foods, so we're going to use diet hot cocoa mix for this one, boys and girls. Feel free to go full-fat while I sit here and envy you. I use Celestial Seasonings Bengal Spice decaf tea for this, but go ahead and use whatever cinnamon tea you can get your little hands on.

Top Review by Julie Bs Hive

What a shortcut! and it's good too! Made for the Comfort Cafe, a tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cinnamon tea bags
  • 1 (1/3 ounce) envelope Swiss Miss diet cocoa mix
  • 8 ounces water, boiled


  1. Steep two tea bags in boiled water for 3-5 minutes.
  2. Strain and remove tea bags, and place cocoa mix in a mug.
  3. Slowly add hot tea to cocoa, stirring constantly so as to completely dissolve mix.
  4. Bask in the spicy sweetness.
  5. (Note: I've had "Mexican" cocoa made with a dash of coffee in it as well, so you could probably go ahead and add a 1/2-1 teaspoon of instant coffee to this as well. If you, you know, were feeling kinda kooky about it.).

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