Mexican Hot Chocolate

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes


2 cups milk
4 ounces Mexican chocolate, chopped
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Whipped cream (optional)
Cinnamon sticks (optional)


Stir together 2 cups milk, chopped Mexican chocolate, and vanilla extract in a saucepan over low heat until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth. Cook, whisking constantly, just until mixture is thoroughly heated. Remove from heat, and whisk mixture until foamy. (An immersion blender also works well.) Pour evenly into 2 mugs; top with whipped cream, and add a cinnamon stick, if desired.

J. Carlos Martinez, Atlanta, Georgia,

Southern Living

October 2004
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