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4.50 from 4 votes

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate with a spicy twist!
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Beverages
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 1
Calories: 2446kcal


  • 2 c milk
  • 8 oz semi-sweet chocolate chunked
  • 1 c heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

Optional Toppings:

  • Whipped Cream
  • Milk Chocolate shaved
  • Cinnamon
  • Marshmallows
  • Chocolate Syrup
  • Marshmallow Cream


  • Combine milk and chocolate in a saucepan over medium-low heat (this is a slow process and cannot be rushed or the chocolate will seize up), stir continuously.
  • Once chocolate is fully melted, increase heat to medium and add whipping cream, cinnamon, nutmeg and chili powder.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes or until desired thickness is achieved.
  • Pour into mugs and top with toppings of choice.


Calories: 2446kcal | Carbohydrates: 152g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 191g | Saturated Fat: 114g | Cholesterol: 388mg | Sodium: 368mg | Potassium: 2161mg | Fiber: 20g | Sugar: 108g | Vitamin A: 5203IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 873mg | Iron: 15mg