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Mexican Hot Chocolate

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Land O' Lakes
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A deliciously lively hot chocolate with ground red pepper and cinnamon.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
15 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
2 hrs 15 min
Recipe Servings
Servings
5

Ingredients

HOT CHOCOLATE BASE

1 cup real semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

1/2 to 1 teapoon ground red pepper

1/4 teaspoon salt

MILK

5 cups milk

TOPPING

Aerosol whipped heavy cream
Ground cinnamon, if desired

Directions

Combine all hot chocolate base ingredients in bowl.Microwave, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture is smooth.

Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.

Drop about 1/4 cupfuls hot chocolate base onto squares of plastic food wrap. Using plastic wrap, shape mixture into 2-inch balls. Wrap securely in plastic food wrap; place into resealable plastic freezer bag. Store in freezer.

Combine 1 unwrapped hot chocolate ball and 1 cup milk into large mug. Microwave, stirring occasionally, 2-2 1/2 minutes or until smooth and hot. Top with whipped cream and ground cinnamon, if desired.




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