Mexican Spiced Hot Chocolate


Add a touch of ground chipotle and cinnamon to turn up the heat in this winter favorite.

Mexican Spiced Hot Cocoa
Photo: Grant Cornett
Hands On Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
1 serves

Are you looking for some warm drinks to enjoy when it's chilly outside? This easy upgrade to packaged cocoa really puts the "hot" in hot chocolate. Just add chipotle chili pepper for spice and smokiness. Then top it off with cinnamon and homemade whipped cream.


  • 1 serving hot cocoa mix (plus the ingredients called for in the package directions)

  • 2 pinches ground chipotle chili pepper

  • 2 pinches ground cinnamon

  • 2 tablespoons sweetened whipped cream


  1. Prepare the hot cocoa mix according to the package directions.

  2. Mix with half the chipotle and half the cinnamon.

  3. Top with the whipped cream and sprinkle with the remaining chipotle and cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

151 Calories
5g Fat
24g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 151
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 138mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 2g
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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