Mexican Spiced Hot Chocolate Recipe

Mexican Spiced Hot Chocolate Recipe

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How To Make Mexican Spiced Hot Chocolate

Craving for some hot chocolate? Try this simple and easy spiced hot chocolate recipe that offers a spicy Mexican kick, given by chili powder, cayenne, and nutmeg!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • 4cupsmilk
  • ¼cupcocoa powder,such as Dutch-processed unsweetened, or cocoa powder of your choice
  • ¼cupsugar
  • 2tspcornstarch,optional, to thicken
  • 1tspcinnamon
  • ½tspvanilla extract
  • ¼tspchipotle powder,or chili powder
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • pinch of cayenne
  • whipped cream,optional, to top
  • marshmallows,optional, to top
  • chocolate syrup,or chocolate shavings, optional, to top


  1. Add all the ingredients to a medium saucepan.  Heat over medium heat until simmering, stirring frequently.

  2. Remove from heat and serve with optional toppings.


  • Calories: 175.63kcal
  • Fat: 7.03g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.80g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.42g
  • Carbohydrates: 23.50g
  • Fiber: 1.98g
  • Sugar: 20.00g
  • Protein: 7.06g
  • Cholesterol: 19.52mg
  • Sodium: 89.05mg
  • Calcium: 232.34mg
  • Potassium: 331.66mg
  • Iron: 0.74mg
  • Vitamin A: 94.18µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.11mg
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