Thursday, August 8, 2013

MEXICAN HOT CHOCOLATE

Hot chocolate (also known as hot cocoa) is a heated beverage typically consisting of shaved chocolate,melted chocolate or cocoa powder,heated milk or water,and sugar.The first hot chocolate beverage is believed to have been created by the Mayas around 2,000 years ago.Traditional "Mexican Hot Chocolate"contains flavored of cinnamon,sugar,chili powder and vanilla.




INGREDIENTS:-

Whole milk-2  cups
Mexican chocolate-1 disc

METHOD:-

1-In a heavy sauce pan,over medium-high heat,bring the milk and chocolate to a boil.
2-Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes,whisking constantly until the mixture is frothy and the chocolate has dissolved completely.
3-Remove the pan from the heat and serve immediately.

NOTE:If you can't find Mexican chocolate,just follow the basic hot chocolate .......

INGREDIENTS:-

Whole milk-2 cups
Cinnamon stick-1
Vanilla extract-1/2 tsp
Chili powder-2 pinch
Semisweet dark chocolate chips or bar or cocoa powder(recommended: Hershey's)-1 cup or 1 bar or 4 tbsp

METHOD:-

1-In a saucepan over medium heat, whisk together milk,cinnamon stick,vanilla extract,chili powder and chocolate chips or bar(finely chopped).
2-Stir until chocolate is melted.Cover and turn heat to low for 5 minutes.
3-Remove the pan from the heat and serve immediately.
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