Mexican Spiced Hot Chocolate

Mexican Spiced Hot Chocolate

When the weather is cold outside and you want to sip on something hot and comforting, what better beverage could there be than Mexican spiced hot chocolate?

But we are not talking about just any hot chocolate here. There is regular hot chocolate and then there is a south of the border delight! For the ultimate satisfying drink, make some Mexican spiced hot chocolate and allow the chocolate to caress your soul while the spices offer added warmth and flavor.

Nice and Spicy

Chipotle chili pepper and cinnamon add a lovely touch to this Mexican spiced hot chocolate, and you will love the finished flavor. Feel free to use your favorite cocoa or hot chocolate mix to make this drink, and then just add the spices to finish off the flavor.

This Mexican spiced hot chocolate recipe is so simple to prepare and the kids will love it as much as the grownups but you might like to ease off the chili powder for them, and perhaps add a splash of milk to the finished hot chocolate to take some of the heat off and also make it creamier. For adults why not add a splash of rum, brandy or your favorite liqueur? Just to keep the chills out, you know!

Mexican Spiced Hot Chocolate: Quick and Easy

You can make this in just a couple of minutes and it makes a lovely drink if you have visitors. When someone comes into the house, chilly from the cold, offering a cup of this is sure to make their day and make them feel very welcome.

The aromatic spices will really resonate with them and serving homemade cookies too means they will probably never want to leave!


Hot Chocolate Mexican Style

Take your hot chocolate to the next level by adding Mexican spices to really make the flavors complete. This hot drink will make you glow from the inside out. It tastes lovely.

  • Author: Victoria Haneveer
  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Total Time: 2 mins
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • 1 serving hot cocoa mix (plus water or milk, according to package directions)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground chipotle chili pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sweetened whipped cream


  1. Make the hot cocoa mix according to the directions on the package.
  2. Mix with half of the chili and half of the cinnamon.
  3. Top with the cream and then sprinkle with the remaining chili and cinnamon.
  4. Serve hot, perhaps with some Mexican cookies.


Cinnamon Hot Chocolate Mug

This beautiful mug is a lovely gift or even a nice item to treat yourself to. Just looking at the design on the front of the mug is sure to make your mouth water in anticipation of a hot, sweet chocolate drink.

You can either make this Mexican spiced hot chocolate recipe or your own favorite. This is a lovely mug you can wrap your hands around during the chilly months to warm your hands and soul.

Hot chocolate is something that is sure to brighten everyone’s day or evening and it is not just for the fall and winter either.

Make somebody a lovely cup of hot chocolate, add some mini marshmallows and watch their face light up when they see it. A nice mug makes the whole experience ever nicer.

Cinnamon Hot Chocolate Mug


Ghirardelli Chocolate Mix

Ghirardelli is the word on everyone’s mind when thinking about the very best chocolate and, as you would expect, this sweet ground chocolate and cocoa makes the most delicious beverage.

This is a big container but it will still fit in the cupboard (just!) and you can use the powder to make brownies or cookies, as well as making hot chocolate drinks.

Ghirardelli is one of the best known brands of chocolate in the whole of the US and this hot chocolate cocoa beverage mix makes a really creamy and satisfying drink for any occasion. Try adding spice to this for Mexican spiced hot chocolate.

Ghirardelli Chocolate Sweet Ground Chocolate & Cocoa Beverage Mix, 48-Ounce Canister

mexican spiced hot chocolate