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Mexican Hot Chocolate

mexican hot chocolate

I can’t get enough of this new tradition. I love the spices in this hot chocolate and I love how good it tastes without a lot of sugar. In face, I usually cut the honey to about a half of cup. This recipe from Cooking Light is a great addition the holiday drink lineup.

New Mexican Hot Chocolate

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large, heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk and extract, stirring constantly with a whisk. Heat to 180° or until tiny bubbles form around edge, stirring with a whisk (do not boil).