Spicy Mocha

Recipe by PENNY
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4 12
    cups whole milk
  • 4
    small dried red chilies
  • 3
    cinnamon sticks, broken in half
  • 3
    cups espresso
  • 1 12
    cups sugar
  • 1 14
    cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 12
  • 1
    cup whipping cream
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the milk, chilies and cinnamon sticks in a heavy large saucepan.
  • Bring to a simmer over high heat. Remove from heat, cover and steep for 15 minutes.
  • Whisk in the espresso, sugar and 1 cup of the cocoa powder.
  • Bring the hot chocolate to a simmer, whisking often.
  • Discard the chilies and cinnamon sticks.
  • Meanwhile, whisk the powdered sugar and remaining 1/4 cup cocoa powder in a large bowl to blend.
  • Add the cream and whisk until the mixture is thick.
  • Ladle the hot chocolate into 8 mugs. Spoon the whipped cream on top and serve immediately.
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