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Mexican Hot Chocolate ~ Chocolate Caliente

Mexican Hot Chocolate
Fany Gerson

Prep 10 mins
Total 10 mins
1 servings


  • 3/4 cup or so whole milk or water
  • 1 Mexican chocolate disc or tablet broken into pieces (these may be flavored with almonds, spice, chiles, vanilla, or nothing but cacao)


  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring the milk to a boil. Add the chocolate (the quantity depends on how rich you like your hot chocolate), reduce the heat, and stir until the chocolate has melted. Remove from the heat and froth vigorously with a molinillo, a whisk, or a hand mixer until you have a nice, bubbly foam. Immediately pour into a mug.