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Mexican Hot Chocolate Pudding

  • Author: by Mary
  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x


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  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 egg or 2 egg yolks
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla


  1. Combine the sugar, cocoa, cornstarch, salt, spices, and egg (or yolks) together in a saucepan. Mix to combine.
  2. Over low heat, slowly add the milk while whisking.
  3. Continue to whisk over low heat until mixture comes to a boil.
  4. Boil for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and add butter and vanilla, continue whisking until butter is fully melted and mixed in.
  6. Pour into small ramekins and chill. If you wish to prevent a skin from forming, press a layer of plastic wrap directly onto the surface of the pudding.
  7. Garnish with a sprinkle of chili powder.