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Easy Mayan Hot Cocoa with cinnamon and cayenne pepper.Mayan Hot Cocoa is the ideal way to heat up the morning or spice up an evening…

Mayan Hot Cocoa

8 ounces Milk

1 package Hot Chocolate Mix

1 teaspoon Cinnamon

Pinch Cayenne Pepper

Cinnamon Stick Garnish

Whipped Cream – optional

Heat milk to just boiling by placing on stove top in saucepan over low heat or in microwave in heat resistant measuring cup for approximately 2 minutes.  Place cayenne pepper, cinnamon and hot chocolate mix in bottom of heat resistant mug. Pour heated milk on top of spice and chocolate mixture. Stir until completely dissolved. Garnish with cinnamon stick. Top with whipped cream and sprinkled cinnamon if desired.

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Mayan Hot Cocoa