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    Agasajos (Mexican Hot Chocolate)

    Agasajos (Mexican Hot Chocolate). Photo by **Tinkerbell**

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    15 mins

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    horseplay's Note:

    I think I got this from the Urban Peasant website. It is soooo good to make on a snowy night while curled up with another warm body and a movie.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a medium-sized pot, mix all the ingredients but the chocolate.
    2. 2
      Bring to a boil and reduce to medium.
    3. 3
      If you aren't a big spice person, remove the chili and cinnamon stick.
    4. 4
      If you like things hot, leave them in.
    5. 5
      Let it simmer for a few minutes, then add the chocolate.
    6. 6
      With a whisk, combine the chocolate, then strain out the floaty things and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 10, 2011

      55

      What a perfect blend of flavors! I used a Thai Bird chili and left it and the cinnamon stick in until the end. This cocoa is like a carnival in your mouth. First, the rich, rose and saffron-hinted chocolate, followed by a spicy cinnamon-chili and it's all tempered by the fresh orange zest. So delicious! I wouldn't change a thing. Made exactly as directed. Thanks for posting another unique beverage recipe, horseplay! Made & enjoyed for the Spain & Portugal Forum's Saffron tag game.

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    • on November 05, 2012

      55

      Very rich, with a wonderfully complex flavour. Served a big batch of this at a Mexican Day of the Dead Potluck and it was all gone! The orange zest and saffron add a nice "grown up" taste to this and keeps it from being too sweet. Very decadent though - half a cup was enough for me. Will make this again!

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    • on January 13, 2011

      55

      Don't know what made me want to try this recipe more; seeing Tink's lovely photo or her exciting review. This is one very rich and warming hot chocolate - wondering how it would be with a splash of rum on those cold winter nights! As it is the flavors are wonderful. I felt like my pepper was large so took it out after the simmering stage but really didn't need to as it wasn't to spicy, just a pleasant blend. Topped with whipcream (after all it's hot chocolate) and very much enjoyed. Also tagged for the Saffron tag game.

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    Nutritional Facts for Agasajos (Mexican Hot Chocolate)

    Serving Size: 1 (571 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 700.8
     
    Calories from Fat 433
    61%
    Total Fat 48.2 g
    74%
    Saturated Fat 29.8 g
    149%
    Cholesterol 68.3 mg
    22%
    Sodium 253.5 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 65.2 g
    21%
    Dietary Fiber 9.7 g
    38%
    Sugars 25.5 g
    102%
    Protein 23.5 g
    47%

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