Mexican Hot Chocolate

Cuisinart original

Mexican chocolate is a stoneground chocolate that is mixed with sugar, spices or vanilla. The chocolate can be found in gourmet markets, some larger grocery stores or online.


Makes about 1½ cups, 2 servings


1½   cups whole milk
¼     teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3      ounces Mexican chocolate or semisweet chocolate,
        finely chopped
2     teaspoons granulated sugar
       large pinch ground cinnamon
       pinch cayenne or ground chile de árbol

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 329 (47% from fat) • carb. 39g • pro. 9g • fat 19g • sat. fat 11g chol. 18mg • sod. 79mg • calc. 207mg • fiber 3g


Function: Microwave

1. Pour milk into a large, microwaveable measuring cup. Place in the Cuisinart® 3-in-1 Microwave AirFryer Oven and select the Microwave Preset Beverage for 12 ounces (12). Press Start.
2. At the end of the cycle, carefully remove the measuring cup and stirin the remaining ingredients. Return to oven. Select Microwave, settime and power level for 20 seconds on High (10P), and press Start.
3. Carefully remove from oven and stir well. Divide between two mugs and serve immediately with sweetened whipped cream.