Mexican Hot chocolate

Mexican Hot chocolate

Een foto met ingrediënten voor mexican hot chocolate, kaneel, gember, steranijs, anchopeper

Are you looking for a hot drink to give you a real kick? One of our American colleagues has asked our chef sweetly for weeks if he wanted to make her a Mexican hot chocolate. And she succeeded! Fortunately, nowadays we also see more and more plant-based variations of chocolate milk in the supermarkets (yay!) - but what actually is very tasty is making it yourself! So scroll down for a plant-based hot chocolate recipe with a real kick.

What you need for 4 cups of Mexican hot chocolate:

  • 800 ml plant-based milk, preferably coconut or almond
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 pieces of ginger
  • 2 tbsp ancho pepper (if you don't like spicy, leave this out)
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
  • 200 grams of chocolate (dark or vegetable milk or white)
  • 45 grams of cane sugar
  • 1 star anise

How do you prepare the Mexican hot chocolate:

  • Cut the ingredients if necessary
  • Grab a pan with a thick bottom and add all the ingredients to it
  • Slowly heat all ingredients over low-medium heat until the chocolate is melted (keep stirring well) but don't let it boil!
  • Taste if it is according to your liking.
  • Grab a sieve and pour the hot chocolate milk through the sieve into cups!

The Mexican hot chocolate is extra delicious with a dollop of plant-based whipped cream on top and enjoy!

Do you want an extra kick: add a shot of mezcal or tequila.

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