This recipe for Aztec Drinking Chocolate, by Elaine Floyd, is from Growing in Faith Cookbook ,
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1/2 c. water 1/3 c. honey 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 c. sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 4 c. 2% milk 1 tsp. vanilla extract dash chipotle chili powder 1 c. whipping cream mini marshmallows (optional)
Combine water, honey, cocoa, sugar, and salt in a large sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low. Stir in milk, vanilla extract, and chili powder. Cook for 15 minutes, stirring constantly. Add a bit of the whipping cream to cool down.
Serve hot with cream and marshmallows, or with whipped cream over ice.
Try soy milk instead of 2% for a more "earthy" flavor.
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