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Mexican Kahlua Hot Chocolate Recipe

Mexican hot chocolate prepared with Kahlua, a coffee-flavored liqueur for a little extra warmth on a chilly evening. This is the grownup version of hot chocolate. The warm fuzzies in a cup.
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drink
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chocolate, drink, hot chocolate, Kahlua, winter
Servings: 2 12oz. cups
Calories: 462kcal
Author: Andrés Carnalla


  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 tablet Mexican chocolate 3oz. BUY
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 ounces Kahlua or coffee liqueur


  • Put the milk and cinnamon sticks in a saucepan and turn the heat to low. (Do not allow the milk to boil)
  • When bubbles start appearing in the milk add the chocolate tablet.
  • Use the molinillo or wire whisk to froth the milk and dissolve the chocolate tablet.
  • Keep frothing until the chocolate has dissolved completely.
  • Add the Kahlua and froth for a few seconds.
  • Serve immediately.


  • The prepared drink is a little bit coarse. Not all of the chocolate dissolves.
  • Serve with whipped cream or marshmallows if you like.


Calories: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 16g | Sodium: 147mg | Sugar: 59g