Mexican Hot Chocolate

Mexican Hot Chocolate

  • 1/3 cup organic sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • a dash of salt
  • 1/3 cup hot water
  • 4 cups low-fat milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder, if desired
  • mini organic marshmallows or organic whipped cream, if desired

Place  sugar, cocoa, cinnamon, (cayenne, if adding), and salt in a saucepan and then stir in water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil and stir 1-2 minutes. Slowly add milk while  stirring constantly. Heat to desired temperature, making sure not to boil. Serve and top with marshmallows or whipped cream.