Mexican Hot Chocolate



Makes 3 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes


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)


Stir together first 6 ingredients in a 3 1/2-quart saucepan over medium-low heat until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth.

Cook, stirring constantly, just until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, stirring constantly, 4 minutes.

Stir in milk, and cook until thoroughly heated. Whisk mixture until foamy.

Pour into mugs; top with miniature marshmallows, if desired.

Lauri Huss, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina,

Southern Living

December 2004
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