Artificial Delights

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Drinks & Smoothies

Warm up on a cold night with a delicious cup of Mexican hot chocolate. This recipe combines rich chocolate with spicy cinnamon and chili powder for a unique twist on a classic drink.


  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


In a medium saucepan, heat the milk over medium-low heat until it begins to steam.

In a small bowl, whisk together the cocoa powder, sugar, cinnamon, chili powder, and salt.

Whisk the cocoa powder mixture into the milk until it is fully combined.

Heat the mixture over medium-low heat, whisking occasionally, until it is hot and steamy, but not boiling.

Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract.

Pour the hot chocolate into mugs and serve immediately.

Warm up with a unique twist on classic hot chocolate – Mexican hot chocolate.