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Mexican hot chocolate | In Mama Maggie's Kitchen
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Mexican-Style Hot Chocolate

Mexican-Style Hot Chocolate is a delicious way to stay warm in the winter months.
Prep Time3 minutes
Cook Time3 minutes
Total Time6 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 3 cups
Calories: 189kcal


  • cup dark cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons refined white sugar
  • 3 ½ cups of lowfat milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of cayenne


  • Put all the ingredients in a medium-sized stock pot.
  • Stir constantly.
  • Let simmer for 1 minute.
  • Watch carefully.
  • Do not let it boil.
  • Serve.
  • Enjoy.


You can add real vanilla beans into the pot instead of the extract. 
You can also add more cayenne.


Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 123mg | Potassium: 559mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 540IU | Calcium: 363mg | Iron: 1.4mg