Mexican Hot Chocolate
Hot chocolate with coffee and cinnamon, topped with whipped cream.
Recipe Ingredients:1 1/2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 to 2 tablespoons instant coffee granules
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Dash of salt
3/4 cup water
2 cups milk
Lightly sweetened whipped cream
Cinnamon sticks for garnish and stirring (optional)
- Combine chocolate, sugar, coffee, cinnamon, salt and water in medium saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Heat to boiling; reduce heat and simmer uncovered, stirring constantly for 4 minutes.
- Stir in milk, heat through but do not boil. Remove from heat and whip chocolate mixture with a wire whisk until foamy.
- Pour into mugs, top with whipped cream and place cinnamon stick in cups for garnish, if desired.
Makes 2 servings.