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Mexican Hot Chocolate in a brown cup

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Mexican Hot Chocolate made of bittersweet chocolate, milk, and ground black pepper. Rich, creamy and decadent, it's the perfect way to warm up on cold winter days.
Course Beverage
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Mexican hot chocolate
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 253kcal
Author Lalaine


  • 4 cups Milk
  • 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, finely ground


  • In a saucepan over medium heat, heat milk until hot but not boiling.
  • Add chocolate, sugar, cinnamon, and black pepper. 
  • Whisk together until chocolate is melted and the mixture is frothy. Serve hot.


Serving: 272g | Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 24.9g | Protein: 10.8g | Fat: 16.1g | Saturated Fat: 9.9g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 321mg | Fiber: 3.9g | Sugar: 17.2g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Calcium: 320mg | Iron: 3.8mg