Spicy Mocha

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
15 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 4 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 4 small dried red chilies (such as chilies de arbol)
  • 3 cinnamon sticks, broken in half
  • 3 cups espresso
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup whipping cream
Directions

Combine the milk, chilies, and cinnamon sticks in a heavy large saucepan. Bring to a simmer over high heat. Remove from the heat. Cover and steep for 15 minutes. Whisk in the espresso, sugar, and 1 cup of cocoa powder. Bring the hot chocolate to a simmer, whisking often. Discard the chilies and cinnamon sticks.

Meanwhile, whisk the powdered sugar and remaining 1/4 cup cocoa powder in a large bowl to blend. Add the cream and whisk until the mixture is thick.

Ladle the hot chocolate into 8 mugs. Spoon the chocolate whipped cream atop and serve immediately.


CATEGORIES:
View All

Cooking Tips
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
More Recipes and Ideas
Loading review filters...
BROWSE REVIEWS BY KEYWORD

    Not what you're looking for? Try:

    Spicy Vegetable Pickles: la Spiritosa

    Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali