Mexican "Hot Chocolate"

You can brew it the regular way - with hot water - then add milk OR you can steep this in milk to make the drink thicker. Let us know which you prefer!


1. You are not using highly processed cocoa powder.

2. Cacao grounds is packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.

3. It’s definitely a healthier alternative to hot chocolate.


Prep time: 15 mins

What you'll need:

🍫 3 Tbsp cacao grounds
🍫 1 C hot water
🍫 1/2 C milk
🍫 1 Tbsp Maple syrup
🍫 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
🍫 1/8 tsp Nutmeg
🍫 Pinch of cayenne pepper


1. Brew Cacao grounds for 10 mins with a french press.
2. In a milk frother, add milk, cinnamon, nutmeg and cayenne powder. Froth until fully mixed and until you get a layer of foam.
3. In a glass, add maple syrup, then cacao brew. Then add the milk mixture.
4. Mix and Enjoy!!

🍫 Be careful in the amount of Cayenne powder you add, start with a small amount. You can always add more if you want it spicier


Recipe by @caffeinatedwith.chi

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