Delicious Mexican Hot Chocolate – Wellness Mama®

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I believe it’s secure to say virtually all of us have had a cup of sizzling cocoa sooner or later. When I used to be youthful that meant a bundle of sizzling chocolate combine stirred into water with some corn syrup laden marshmallows on high. While the children and I get pleasure from common sizzling chocolate I needed to change issues up and check out some Mexican sizzling chocolate.

There’s nothing fairly like sipping on sizzling cocoa with some selfmade marshmallows whereas we enhance for Christmas or snuggle up with a ebook!

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What is Mexican Hot Chocolate?

In Mexico sizzling chocolate is a standard beverage on the breakfast desk and particular holidays like Christmas. Unlike the tremendous candy American model although, Mexican sizzling chocolate begins with genuine Mexican chocolate.

It is available in a spherical pill and since the cocoa beans are stone floor, has extra of a tough texture. Some in style manufacturers are Abuelita and Ibarra. I used Taza chocolate right here although since they’re natural and truthful commerce (plus all the opposite good issues).

The bittersweet chocolate is mixed with creamy milk and spices to offer it just a little kick. Traditionally it’s frothed with a wood whisk known as a molinillo, however you should utilize a daily whisk or immersion blender.

Ingredient Options

Authentic Mexican sizzling chocolate makes use of the spherical tablets, however you may also use chocolate chips and/or unsweetened cocoa powder. The texture gained’t be fairly the identical, however it’s nonetheless a scrumptious choice. The chocolate discs I used have chili peppers in them, so remember to add a hearty pinch of chili powder to your sizzling cocoa should you use common chocolate chips.

The grittier texture of the Mexican chocolate sinks to the underside of the new chocolate some however that is regular. You can maintain a spoon in your drink to stir as wanted or use a cinnamon stick as a stirrer.

I used uncooked, grass-fed complete milk right here, however coconut milk additionally works. You may additionally use almond milk, however it’s not almost as wealthy and creamy on this recipe.

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