Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

Homemade Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

With today’s recipe on how to make Mexcian Hot Chocolate Mix, I do believe I have you guys covered as far as hot chocolate goes!

First Ellie showed you how to make hot chocolate without powdered milk.  Next, it was a Peppermint Hot Chocolate Mix.

Seriously, we live in San Antonio now…so it was bound to happen!

It is delicioso!  But in the interest of full disclosure, my kids don’t care for this one.  Rest assured they are normal kids and never understood how amazing cinnamon is in hot chocolate is or even tried it until this year.

Abuelita Mexican Hot Chocolate

Now if you are not into homemade,  you can buy Abuelita’s Mexican Hot Chocolate in the grocery store.

All you need to do is heat the Abuelita chocolate with milk and sugar.  It’s yummy and perfect for a crowd!

However, if you’re all for making your homemade Mexican Hot Chocolate mix, you’ll find the from-scratch recipe below.

Homemade Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 1 person
Calories 233.25 kcal


  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • teeny pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch chili powder or cayenne if you like heat
  • whipped cream


  • Heat the milk in a cup in the microwave for 1 1/2  to 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the sugar, cocoa powder, salt, cinnamon, & chili powder.  Top with whipped cream.

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