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Mexicocoa After-Dinner Drink

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If you enjoy after dinner drinks, this Mexicocoa is the perfect end to a delicious meal, especially on a cool evening. It’s definitely a drink for grown-ups since it’s made with Kahlua and tequila.

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Mexicocoa in a clear mug topped with whipped cream and a cinnamon stick being held.

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Ingredients

WIth a few pantry staples and a well-stocked bar you probably have everything you need to make this Mexicocoa.

  • Hot Chocolate Packets
  • Hot Water
  • Coffee Liqueur, such as Kahlua
  • Silver Tequila
  • Cinnamon
  • Whipped Cream
  • Cinnamon Sticks

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The first time I added something special to hot chocolate it was peppermint schnapps. While it doesn’t get very cold for very long in Florida, I try to enjoy it once or twice a season.

But now that Mexicocoa is on my radar, I’ll be offering this to dinner guests. In fact, it’s a great idea to put hot chocolate on a beverage bar, along with a pot of coffee, with a few different liqueurs. Post some recipes on chalkboards or in frames so your guests can make their own concoctions.

The use of both Kahlua and tequila gives this drink a ton of flavor. The bit of cinnamon adds a warmth that’s perfect on a chilly day.

A side view of Mexicocoa in a glass mug topped with whipped cream and a cinnamon stick.

What is an after dinner drink?

It’s just that, a cocktail or spiked hot beverage served after the main meal, with or without dessert.

Originally an after dinner drink was more of a digestive, to aid in digesting the meal but over the last few years there has been an evolution.

An evolution to include coffee and hot chocolate drinks with alcohol. Mexicocoa starts with hot chocolate and you can choose to use a homemade version like my Ultimate Hot Chocolate or storebougth packets.

Mexicocoa in a clear mug with a bottle of tequila.

More After Dinner Drinks to Enjoy

These are adults-only drinks because they all have alcohol.

A mug of Mexicocoa with whipped cream being held by the handle.

Recipe - Mexicocoa

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Cocoa with a south-of-the-border kick!

Ingredients

  • 2 packets hot chocolate, such as Swiss Miss
  • 8 ounces hot water
  • 1 tablespoon coffee liqueur, such as Kahlua
  • 1 teaspoon silver tequila
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Whipped cream for garnish
  • Cinnamon sticks for garnish

Instructions

    1. In a mug place 2 packets of hot chocolate. Add hot water. Gently stir to mix well.
    2. Add Kahlua, tequila, and cinnamon and stir. Garnish with whipped cream, a sprinkle of cinnamon, and a cinnamon stick.

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