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Hot Chocolate With a Kick

Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 servings

There are two infallible ways to combat the cold when winter arrives: with hot and spicy food! Thanks to Mexican culinary tradition, we have a delicious recipe for hot chocolate with cayenne pepper that is ideal for when we struggle to warm up our bodies.


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  1. In a large saucepan, add milk, chips, sugar, vanilla extract, cocoa powder, and salt. Whisk together.
  2. Cook on medium heat, stirring constantly, scraping up the bottom of the pan until sugar and chips are melted.
  3. Turn off heat when small bubbles form around the edge of the pan.
  4. Pour into cups and sprinkle to taste with cayenne pepper.
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