Originally posted November 22, 2016

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Mexican Hot Chocolate by MexFoodJournal

Mexican Food Journal

Mexican hot chocolate frothed by hand with a traditional molinillo.


  • 2 bars of Mexican drinking chocolate
  • 4ΒΌ cups (1 liter) of milk or water
  • 4 cinnamon sticks for garnish
5 minutes


Pour your milk of water into a tall narrow pot over very low heat.
Add 2 bars of chocolate (approximately 6 ounces)
When the chocolate starts to dissolve gently move it with the molinillo until it fully dissolves, about 20 minutes
Once all of the chocolate has fully dissolved, vigorously froth the drink with the molinillo for 10 minutes to develop aa frothy creamy texture

30 minutes



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