Mexican Hot Chocolate

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  • 1 1/2 (1-ounce) unsweetened chocolate baking squares
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash of salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • Miniature marshmallows (optional)


  1. Stir together first 6 ingredients in a 3 1/2-quart saucepan over medium-low heat until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth.
  2. Cook, stirring constantly, just until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, stirring constantly, 4 minutes.
  3. Stir in milk, and cook until thoroughly heated. Whisk mixture until foamy.
  4. Pour into mugs; top with miniature marshmallows, if desired.
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