In Mexico and other cacao-growing countries, chocolate has historically been enjoyed as a beverage. Cacao is ground into a paste, mixed with water and spices, and served hot. Enjoy this Mexican-style hot chocolate in a nice big taza, the Spanish word for cup!
Taza Drinking Chocolate for Two
- 2 cups milk, dairy substitute or water
- 1 2.7 oz. package Taza Chocolate Mexicano (any flavor)
- Salt to taste
1. Roughly chop or grate the chocolate and set aside.
2. Heat two cups of milk, dairy substitute or water in a small saucepan over medium heat to just below a simmer.
3. Remove the liquid from the heat and add a pinch of salt.
4. Slowly mix in the chocolate, stirring frequently until dissolved.
5. When the chocolate is dissolved, return the mixture to the stove and re-warm over low heat.
6. While the chocolate is warming, use a whisk to froth the chocolate.
7. When the chocolate is hot and frothy, remove from heat and serve.