Mexican Hot Chocolate Shots with Spicy Foam

For a decadent treat, try a shot of this sweet chocolate drink given a kick with spicy cayenne pepper. So rich and creamy, this hot beverage can be served as dessert!

Mexican Hot Chocolate Shots with Spicy Foam
  • Prep Time
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  • Skill Level
    Intermediate
  • Makes
    8
    servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (12 fl. oz. each) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk, divided
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups (9 oz.) * NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
  • 1/2 plus 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper, divided (optional)

Instructions

POUR 1/2 cup evaporated milk into medium mixer bowl; place beaters into mixture. Freeze for about 30 minutes or until ice crystals form around edge of bowl.

HEAT remaining evaporated milk, water, morsels, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and a pinch of cayenne pepper in medium saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently, until melted. Do not boil. Set aside.

REMOVE chilled evaporated milk from freezer. Beat on high speed for 1 minute or until very frothy. Add remaining vanilla extract, remaining cinnamon and a pinch of cayenne pepper. Continue beating for 3 to 4 minutes or until mixture forms soft peaks.

POUR hot chocolate into eight 4-ounce demitasse cups and immediately dollop with foam topping.

SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve as a rich dessert drink in 4-ounce demitasse cups.

* May substitute NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE Milk Chocolate Morsels for the Semi-Sweet Morsels.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 15g 23%
  • Saturated Fat 10g 49%
  • Cholesterol 30mg 10%
  • Sodium 85mg 4%
  • Carbohydrates 29g 10%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 25%
  • Iron 2%
  • Sugars 26g
  • Protein 7g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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