Aztec Hot Chocolate Recipe

The Aztecs knew that a bit of spice, added to chocolate would bring out the flavour and add a certain something. This hot drink uses cinnamon and a dash of cayenne pepper.


Prep Time

5 minutes

Cooking Time



Recipe Ingredients

  • 6 cups milk
  • 280g dark chocolate,
  • chopped
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • a pinch or two cayenne pepper (optional)

To serve

  • marshmallows or cinnamon sticks

Recipe Method

  1. Place the milk and chocolate in a pan.
  2. Melt the chocolate over a low to medium heat, stirring
  3. constantly.
  4. Once melted and the mixture is warmed through stir in the cinnamon and cayenne (if using)

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