Mexican Hot Chocolate

by Jill Dalton

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Jill Dalton
You deserve a comforting delicious hot drink on these cold fall evenings so why not ry this Plant Based Mexican Hot Chocolate. The heat from the cayenne pepper and cinnamon will warm you from the inside out and the richness of the chocolate will remind you of those days as a child coming in from the cold and your mom would make hot chocolate for you to warm yourself.
5 from 1 vote
Servings 1
Prep 5 minutes
Total 5 minutes

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  • 1 cup unsweetened plant milk
  • 1 date
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • sprinkle cayenne , or chili powder
  • sprinkle cinnamon


  • Place plant milk, date, cocoa, and vanilla in blender and blend until there are no date chunks
  • Pour into a saucepan through a sieve to remove any remaining date chunks
  • Heat until desired temperature
  • Pour into a cup
  • sprinkle on the cayenne and cinnamon
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Nutrition info

Calories: 143kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 8gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 119mgPotassium: 458mgFiber: 3gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 928IUVitamin C: 17mgCalcium: 340mgIron: 2mg

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Kristi Jones November 18, 2018 - 2:38 pm

Yummy! Would love a link to the vanilla powder!

Lizzy November 20, 2018 - 9:49 pm

Can you please include your vanilla powder link? Thank you

Jill Dalton November 21, 2018 - 8:49 am Reply
Lizzy November 21, 2018 - 3:39 pm

I don’t own any Mason jars. I’m wondering what kind of Mason jars you would recommend. Sizes and brands? I want to add them to my Christmas list!

Jill Dalton November 24, 2018 - 9:53 am

I just buy the ones from our local grocery. They are the Ball brand.

S November 22, 2018 - 7:06 pm

Can you also heat it up in the microwave? 🙂

Jill Dalton November 24, 2018 - 9:54 am

yes =)

Jeanelle February 18, 2020 - 5:38 am

am drinking a cup of this deliciousness right now.yummy.i used 2 dates because my dates are a bit small…i will be preparing a cup for my daughter for after school. thanks for sharing xx

Anna February 21, 2020 - 2:47 pm

Jill, can you please share a link for chili powder

Jill Dalton February 25, 2020 - 11:40 am Reply
Griselda Santana October 13, 2020 - 10:14 am

Loved your coffee mug with the saying on the botttom. Where did you get them

Jill Dalton October 14, 2020 - 10:04 am

My mom bought it for me from a garden center in NE. The company is Bloomingville.


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