New Mexican Hot Chocolate

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 12 mins

Great for chilly days. An excellent accompaniment to bunuelos or sopaipillas. From Irene Sanchez.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk together sugar, cocoa, water, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add milk and cook, stirring, until hot.
  3. Add vanilla and stir.
  4. Pour chocolate into serving cups and top with whipped cream (if desired).
  5. Sprinkle with a little cinnamon and nutmeg and serve with a cinnamon stick (for stirring).
Most Helpful

First time trying Mexican hot chocolate and what a great treat. For the milk I used 2% and for the topping I used Cool Whip Free.

LainieBug March 15, 2010

I made it for one using Roosie's measurements. Very good and warming. Not too sweet. Thanks. Maybe next time I will be daring and add a dash of cayenne pepper.

ejnei December 20, 2008

I love Mexican chocolate, I like to add a dash of cayenne pepper to mine ;)

Sweet Sass October 19, 2008