Mexican Hot Chocolate

Chocolate has been drunk as a beverage for thousands of years in what is now Mexico. Our version of Mexican hot chocolate includes both bittersweet and semi-sweet chocolate, cinnamon and ancho chile pepper.

Serves: 4
Serving Size: 1 cup
5 mins Prep time 5 mins Cook time
5 mins Prep time
5 mins Cook time
  • Place milk, cinnamon stick, vanilla bean and ancho chile pepper in medium saucepan. Bring just to boil on medium heat. Remove from heat. Remove cinnamon stick and vanilla bean.

  • Stir in chocolates and sugar with wire whisk until melted and mixture is slightly frothy.

  • Serve with whipped cream and grated chocolate, if desired.

Cooking tip

Substitution Tip: Use 1 teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection Chili Powder in place of the ancho chile pepper. Continue as directed.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 424Calories: 424Cholesterol: 24mg
  • Sodium: 105mgProtein: 11g
  • Total Fat: 24gFiber: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 41g