Mexican hot chocolate

Time 15 minutes
Yields Serves 4 to 6
Mexican hot chocolate
(Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)

In a medium saucepan, heat the milk over medium-high heat until it comes to a good simmer. When it begins to bubble, stir in the chocolate. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the chocolate melts, about 5 minutes, then continue to simmer gently a few minutes until the chocolate and milk are fully combined. Remove from heat and whisk the chocolate with a molinillo or wire whisk until frothy before serving.

Mexican chocolate can be found in the Latin section of most grocery stores.

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