Large freedom from tranquility cocoa

Freedom From Tranquility Hot Cocoa

This recipe was inspired by the movie, "Chocolat".

Photo by Abbie Lewis.

Featured Ingredients

This premium natural cocoa powder is very high-quality, with 22-25% cocoa butter. It has a rich flavor, slightly bitter and with sour... Size Options
$21.99 Resealable bag, 16 ounce
"Dutched" cocoa has undergone alkalization to reduce its natural bitterness. This smooth, rich and mellow flavor is ideal for hot cocoa... Size Options
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This richly flavored ancho chile powder has a deliciously raisiny, fruity taste and very little heat. This ground chili pepper makes a... Size Options
$5.99 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.5 oz)
True Ceylon cinnamon spice, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, has a subtly complex flavor that doesn’t come across in the spicier and stronger... Size Options
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Freedom From Tranquility Hot Cocoa Recipe

Preparation Instructions

In a heavy duty small saucepan, or saucier, over medium low to medium heat, combine milk, sugar and bittersweet chocolate. Simmer, stirring constantly until almost to a boil. Add cocoa powders, chili powder, cinnamon and pepper. Bring to a rolling boil for one minute. Remove from heat, pour into mug, and top with additional chili powder to taste. Enjoy!


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Terry T

Simply divine! The Aztecs drank a similar chili-chocolate beverage ceremonially. Leave it to the ancients to show us the really good stuff! Yes, it is addictive --not that there's anything WRONG with that! Try it and join the multitude of chili-chocolate lovers. It is, I tell you (and the Aztecs agree) nectar of the gods!


Thanks for the recipe


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robert c

this stuff is insanely gooooood! Its my go to recipe for hot chocolate any time of the year. I'm hopelessly addicted to it. I use demerara sugar with a split vanilla bean i leave in it for flavor. I also use 1 tsp. of hersheys dark choc. powder in it. The recipe is quite simply the best i've found on the internet yet. Kudos and comendations to the lady from "Hudson", where ever that is. YOU ROCK!