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The people of Mexico have been drinking hot chocolate since the days of the Ancient Aztecs.

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Mexican Hot Chocolate
 • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate (2 one ounce squares)
 • 1/2 tsp vanilla
 • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
 • 4 Tbsp heavy cream
 • 2 cups milk
 • 2 egg yolks
 • 2 Tbsp sugar
 • Optional: cinnamon sticks to stir
 1.  In a saucepan, stir together chocolate, vanilla, cinnamon and cream. Heat over LOW! heat, stirring
     constantly until chocolate melts.
 2.  Slowly add the two cups of milk, while stirring. Mix well.
 3.  Let warm over low heat -- DON'T LET IT BOIL!
 4.  Beat egg yolks and sugar until foamy. Slowly pour about 1/4 of the chocolate mixture into the egg
     mixture, stirring constantly (we do this so the eggs heat slowly and you don't end up with scrambled eggs
     in your Hot Chocolate). Pour the egg/chocolate mixture back into the saucepan. Beat until mixture is
 5.  Serve immediately with cinnamon sticks or spoons to stir with.
 6.  Makes 4 servings.


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