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Mexican Hot Chocolate Mix

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Quick Facts

Servings: 20
Prep Time: 10 min.
Kris Mullen
Decadent and rich, this cup of chocolate comfort has a lovely kick of cinnamon and cayenne pepper.


  • 3 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp corn starch
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper


  • In a large bowl, whisk together all ingredients.
  • In batches, pulse mixture in a food processor until smooth and well combined.
  • Store in a sealed container in a dry and dark place.
  • To make hot chocolate, put 1/3 cup of mixture into a mug and mix with hot water or milk.
  • Top with marshmallows and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 220
  Calories from Fat 36 (16%)
(7%)Total Fat 5g
(14%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(1%)Cholesterol 4mg
(5%)Sodium 129mg
(12%)Potassium 432mg
Total Carbohydrate 41g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 30g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(17%)Protein 8g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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