Hot Chocolate RecipeMexican Hot Chocolate
4 cups whole milk
2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tbsp sugar
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ancho chili powder
8 oz bittersweet chocolate
4 oz chocolate liqueur
2 cinnamon sticks, for garnish
If only all romances were as sweet and steamy as this kicked-up cocoa. Add a scoop of whipped cream for an additional indulgent layer.
Yield: 4 servings
Add milk, cocoa powder, sugar, cinnamon and chili powder to a saucepan on high heat. Whisk constantly until it reaches a full boil. Shut off heat and add chocolate. Whisk until chocolate has melted completely. Add liqueur and serve.