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Ransom Family Mexican Hot Chocolate

Updated on October 29, 2014
4.5 stars from 2 ratings of Ransom Family Mexican Hot Chocolate

Family Times in the Cold

I received this recipe from my grandmother who received it from her mother. It has been in the family for a few generations, and I love it so much, I thought I would share it. Enjoy!


Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 20 min
Yields: Serving Size: 2


  • 6 Tbsp Hot Cocoa Mix, (Nestle Chocolate Milk Mix works as well)
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 Cups Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  1. On medium heat warm 2 cups milk.
  2. Place cocoa mix and cinnamon in a small, heat proof container.
  3. Once milk is warmed to satisfaction, mix with cocoa, cinnamon, and vanilla extract.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 cup with whipped topping
Calories 350
Calories from Fat189
% Daily Value *
Fat 21 g32%
Carbohydrates 36 g12%
Fiber 3 g12%
Protein 10 g20%
Cholesterol 45 mg15%
Sodium 240 mg10%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


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      Liz Elias 3 years ago from Oakley, CA

      Oh, yes--the vanilla--how did I miss that?? Must have been half asleep!

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      Austin J. Ransom 3 years ago from Harrison Montana

      its also the vanilla extract it gives it a little more flavor i would rather have this than regular hot chocolate

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      Liz Elias 3 years ago from Oakley, CA

      Sounds like the cinnamon is what turns it from 'regular' hot chocolate into "Mexican" hot chocolate.

      It sounds delicious. I've done a lazy-gal's variation, where I just make the regular kind, and sprinkle cinnamon onto the whipped cream. ;-)