Mexican Hot Chocolate

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Adapted by Spoon West Staff from Saveur‘s original recipe

INGREDIENTS

4 cups whole milk or water (or half & Half *Spoon prefered)
2 tablets (3 oz. each) unsweetened Mexican dark chocolate, broken into chunks (*best to use  75% Cocoa or higher)

*pinch of cayenne pepper

*2 tablespoons raw sugar

INSTRUCTIONS

Combine milk or water and chocolate in a pot and place over medium heat. Bring to a boil, about 10 minutes. Stir continuously to completely dissolve chocolate. Remove from heat. Using a hand blender, mix liquid until foamy, about 2 minutes. Serve hot.

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