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Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe with Cotton Candy

Spice up your night with gourmet mexican hot chocolate with a sweet twist

Do you love hot chocolate? Do you love cotton candy? Get ready to enjoy them together! This yummy recipe is for Mexican hot chocolate with fluffy cotton candy on top.

Mexican hot chocolate has a hint of spice from cinnamon and cayenne pepper. The sweet cotton candy cloud floating in your mug adds even more fun flavor! Follow the steps below to whip up this tasty treat.


  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1⁄4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1⁄4 cup white sugar
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon vanilla
  • Pinch of salt
  • Mexican Hot Chocolate Cotton Candy

Prep Time

5 min

Cook Time

10 mins

Total Time

15 mins

Mexican hot Chocolate cotton candy with 2 mugs of mexican hot chocolate


Step 1: Pour the milk into a saucepan. Add the cinnamon stick and cayenne pepper. Heat over medium heat until just steaming, about 5 minutes. Watch it closely so it doesn’t boil over!

Step 2: While the milk is heating, mix the cocoa powder, sugar, vanilla and salt in a small bowl. Stir well until no lumps remain.

Step 3: Once the milk is steaming, remove the cinnamon stick. Slowly pour the cocoa mixture into the hot milk, stirring constantly.

Step 4: Bring to a gentle simmer and cook for about 2-3 minutes, until hot and thickened slightly.

Step 5: Pour the hot chocolate into your favorite mug. Top with Mexican Hot Chocolate Cotton Candy for a sweet, colorful surprise!


  • Use whole milk for a rich, creamy drink. Skim or low-fat milk may not thicken as well.
  • Order our Mexican Hot Chocolate Cotton online from our website My Gourmet Cotton Candy. While you’re there, browse 40+ other unique flavors.
  • Add a dash more cayenne if you like it extra spicy.
  • Try different cotton candy flavors like our Spicy Jalapeno or Spicy Pickle for a whimsical kick.
  • Whipped cream tastes great on top too!

Sip this Mexican hot chocolate cotton candy treat slowly. Enjoy the sweetness as the cotton candy cloud melts into the creamy cocoa. This unique twist on classic hot chocolate will impress your friends and family! Make sure to shop this fun flavor below.

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