Spanish Style Spiced Hot Chocolate

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Preparation Time 10 minutes Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 Cost Per Serving $2.10
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2 cupsWhole Milk or Almond Milk or Soy Milk
3oz (1/2 cup)Dark Chocolate (at least 70%)
1 tbspCocoa Powder
1 tspCorn Starch or Arrowroot Powder
small pinchSea Salt
Spice Options (Add a pinch of your favourite)
Black Pepper


  1. Add milk to a pot and gently warm over medium, constantly whisking to prevent any scalding of the milk. Add your starch and whisk in until dissolved, do the same with the cocoa powder.
  2. Add your chocolate and let it melt in.
  3. (Optional) Add a pinch of spice of your choice, and small pinch of salt. Continue to whisk and until you get to your desired thickness.
  4. Carefully pour into your cups and serve warm.


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