Chocolate Mexicano Recipe

Chocolate Mexicano Recipe

Do you want to have some flavorful and healthy drink to keep yourself warm on freezing nights? Well, the Chocolate Mexicano recipe is a perfect drink for your family. This delicious drink is a beautiful substitute for hot chocolate. It is a blend of cocoa, chocolate, and cinnamon. 

Having this drink is not only superb for warmth but also for taste buds and soul. The presence of cinnamon pinch has spiced up the relish and aroma of regular chocolate. Make your winter family gatherings special by enjoying this chocolate Mexican beverage. 

This blog post is all about how to make chocolate Mexican recipes at home. 

How to Make a Chocolate Mexicano 

Making traditional hot Mexican chocolate is super yummy. You only need to have 2 minutes to mix all the ingredients like sugar for sweetness, cinnamon for flavour, and froth it. After preparing, cook it on the burner for half an hour. Your super delicious warm hot chocolate is ready to serve and enjoy. 

Ingredients

Let’s collect the following ingredients and make awesome drinks for chilly weather. 

  • Mexican drinking chocolate bars = 2
  • Cinnamon sticks = 4
  • Milk / Water = 1 litre 

Step-By-Step Guide To Make Chocolate Mexicano Recipe at Home

Here is a stepwise guide to making a chocolate Mexicano hot drink like a pro at home:

Step 1

Take a tall narrow pot and pour milk/water into it while keeping the stove heat low.

Step 2

Add 2 chocolate bars into this pot. 

Step 3

When the chocolate starts melting, gently move it with the molinillo for about 20 minutes to dissolve it completely. 

Step 4

After the dissolution of the chocolate, froth the beverage with the help of a wooden molinillo for about 10 minutes. Continue frothing till the chocolate drink gets a creamy frothy texture. 

Step 5

Pour it into your favourite mugs. Garnish every mug or glass of hot chocolate drink with a cinnamon stick. You can also add marshmallows to get more creamy relish. Serve it with sweet bread or pastry and enjoy chilly nights. 

Professional Tips

Here are some expert tips that you need to follow this make a soul-pleasing chocolate drink:

  • Adding milk will make your hot chocolate more delicious and rich in flavour. 
  • However, using water instead of chocolate makes this drink more energetic and has a pronounced chocolate flavour. 
  • Adjust the quantity of chocolate according to taste and brand because every brand has a different chocolate taste. 
  • Make sure to use milk at a moderate temperature. If milk gets boiled, cool it for a few minutes at room temperature. Then, continue frothing. Keep it again while frothing on heat but avoid boiling. 

FAQs

How is Mexican chocolate different from other chocolates? 

Mexican chocolate is different from others because of its grainy ingredients. This chocolate is made up of sugar, cinnamon, and cacao. Some Mexican chocolates are made more flavoursome with vanilla, almonds, and nuts. 

What you can use as a substitute for Mexican chocolate? 

You can use cocoa powder or semisweet chocolate in place of Mexican chocolate. Make sure to use substitute chocolate in equal amounts to Mexican chocolate. Feel free to add ½ teaspoon of cinnamon powder and one drop of almond extract per chocolate ounce. 

Can you use Nutella in place of melted chocolate? 

Yes, you can use Nutella in place of melted chocolate. A hint of hazelnut along with chocolate is a fabulous alternative for this recipe.

Concluding Remarks! 

The Chocolate Mexicano recipe is a perfect treat for everyone. When you’re shivering from a cold and you want something soothing and delicious, taking a sip of it will give you a sensation as if you’re in heaven. Share this amazing recipe with your friends and enjoy.

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Chocolate Mexicano Recipe

Chocolate Mexicano Recipe

Do you want to have some flavorful and healthy drink to keep yourself warm on freezing nights? Well, the Chocolate Mexicano recipe is a perfect drink for your family.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 161 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Mexican drinking chocolate bars
  • 4 Cinnamon sticks
  • 1 litre  Milk / Water

Instructions
 

  • Take a tall narrow pot and pour milk/water into it while keeping the stove heat low.
  • Add 2 chocolate bars into this pot. 
  • When the chocolate starts melting, gently move it with the molinillo for about 20 minutes to dissolve it completely. 
  • After the dissolution of the chocolate, froth the beverage with the help of a wooden molinillo for about 10 minutes. Continue frothing till the chocolate drink gets a creamy frothy texture. 
  • Pour it into your favourite mugs. Garnish every mug or glass of hot chocolate drink with a cinnamon stick. You can also add marshmallows to get more creamy relish. Serve it with sweet bread or pastry and enjoy chilly nights. 

Notes

  • Adding milk will make your hot chocolate more delicious and rich in flavour. 
  • However, using water instead of chocolate makes this drink more energetic and has a pronounced chocolate flavour. 
  • Adjust the quantity of chocolate according to taste and brand because every brand has a different chocolate taste. 
  • Make sure to use milk at a moderate temperature. If milk gets boiled, cool it for a few minutes at room temperature. Then, continue frothing. Keep it again while frothing on heat but avoid boiling. 

Nutrition

Calories: 161kcal
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