Mexican Hot Chocolate

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Serves about 6-8 troops)

1 Qrt milk
1 Qrt water
1 cup sugar
2 cinnamon sticks
3 star anise
2 whole ancho chillies
2 whole cardomom pods
2 Tbsp honey
1 cup dark chocolate
1 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/2 to 1 tsp cayenne pepper

Mix milk, water, sugar and honey into pot large enough to hold all of the ingredients. Add cinnamon, anise, chilies and cardomom pods and bring to a boil over a medium heat. Let simmer for 10 minutes.
Mix in cocoa, cayenne pepper and chocolate and whisk until chocolate dissolves. Cover and let steep for 30 minutes for flavour to develop. Strain and reheat.

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Eva Rosenberg

Eva Rosenberg

Welcome to Eva's Kitchen where I share my adventures in cooking. My creations may not always turn out Pinterest perfect, but I usually end up with a funny picture or an interesting meal. Thanks for stopping by!


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