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Mezcal Mexican Hot Chocolate | Taste and Tipple

Mezcal Mexican Hot Chocolate

Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Mezcal Mexican Hot Chocolate
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 1 drink
Author Yvonne Langen


  • 6 tbsp Soma Drinking Chocolate - Maya
  • ½ cup water
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 oz mezcal
  • 1 cinnamon stick for garnish
  • 2-3 marshmallows for garnish

Cinnamon Sugar Rim

  • 1 wedge lime
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon


  1. Make a small slice in the centre of a wedge of lime and run it around the rim of a heatproof mug. Combine sugar and cinnamon in a small saucer or wide and shallow bowl. Dip rim of heatproof mug in the cinnamon sugar mix until rim is well-covered.

  2. Add water a small saucepan over medium heat, bring to a boil. Add 6 tbsp of Mayan drinking chocolate. Reduce heat to a simmer and whisk until thick and smooth. 

  3. Add milk to liquid chocolate and whisk until milk and chocolate are combined and milk is heated through, about 3-5 minutes. 

  4. Add 1 oz of mezcal to prepared heatproof mug, pour in hot chocolate, garnish with cinnamon stick and marshmallows, as desired. Enjoy!