Food Friday: Chocolate Caliente

As promised last week…I am sharing with you my very own recipe for Chocolate Caliente. This creation is PERFECT for the holidays when you’re spending time relaxing with family and friends. It will warm you up from the inside out. It doesn’t get much better than this!!! Pssst…the secret ingredient…Casamigos Tequila!!!  Warning you…this may blow your socks off!!!


  • 3 tbs of instant hot chocolate powder
  • 2 cups of whole milk
  • 1/2 cup of half and half
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • chopped dark chocolate (2-3 small squares)
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 4 ounces of Casamigos tequila
  • marshmallow cubes

Mix hot chocolate, whole milk, chocolate chunks, cinnamon, cayenne in a pot  over low heat until all chocolate has melted into a nice sippable consistency. Add Casamigos tequila, serve, add marshmallow and ARIBBAA! 

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Casamigos Tequila | Mug | Coco Powder | Marshmellows | Spoon | Chocolate | Cinnamon

I can’t wait for you to try this and make it your very own!!! Shhhh don’t tell anyone my secret ingredient…



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  1. Hi Jillian!

    I’m getting to make your hot chocolate for valentine’s day and I wondered where the half and half was added. I would assume to the hot chocolate mixture but just wanted to check.


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