Mexican Froathy Hot Chocolate

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Mexican chocolate is made from dark, bitter chocolate mixed with sugar, cinnamon, and sometimes nuts. The end result is a "grainy" less smooth product. Chocolate is frequently purchased in "disks" although it is also available in bars and syrups.

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  • add   1 vanilla bean
  • add   2 cups milk
  • add   2 ounces mexican chocolate, with or 1 dark unsweetened chocolate square
  • add   2 ounces Kahlua (optional)
  • add   1 pinch cinnamon


  1. Warm the milk and chocolate in a saucepan.Scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean and add the seeds and bean to the milk.
  2. Stir whisk until the chocolate is melted and the mixture begins to boil. Remove from the heat and froth the chocolate with the whisk. Serve immediately adding kaluha if desired.