Mexican Hot Chocolate + Tequila Whipped Cream
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Homemade hot chocolate with added pinch of cinnamon and pepper spice, topped with a tequila-infused whipped cream. From
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 1-2 cups
Hot Chocolate
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon raw sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 2 ounces chocolate, chopped (I prefer dark chocolate - not semi or milk for this if adding sugar)
  • ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract, preferably Mexican vanilla
  • ⅛ teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • pinch chili powder
  • pinch cayenne pepper, ground
Tequila Whipped Cream
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon tequila, preferably reposado or anejo
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
Hot Chocolate
  1. Chop chocolate and measure ingredients.
  2. Microwave milk for a minute in a safe container.
  3. Remove and add chocolate and sugar. Allow to sit for a minute.
  4. Stir gently and consistently until completely blended.
  5. Add spices and mix.
Tequila Whipped Cream
  1. Place very cold cream in a clean, cold bowl.
  2. Add sugar and chili powder.
  3. Whip (mixer for the easiest result) until thick.
  4. Add vanilla and tequila. Mix to combine.
  1. Top hot chocolate with whipped cream.
  2. Enjoy!
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