Mexican-Inspired Mocha Recipe

Staff Writer
Mexican-Inspired Mocha Recipe

Spiced chocolate and coffee flavors blend together in this aromatic tequila-based hot cocktail.

Deliver Ingredients


  • 1 Ounce Patrón XO
  • 1 Ounce Baileys Irish Cream
  • ¼ Teaspoon cayenne
  • 6 Ounces hot chocolate
  • Whipped cream
  • Cinnamon


Pour Patrón XO, Baileys, and cayenne into a hot drinks glass, then pour hot chocolate over the mix and stir. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Mexican Shopping Tip

How hot is that chile pepper? Fresh peppers get hotter as they age; they will achieve a more reddish hue and sometimes develop streaks in the skin.

Mexican Cooking Tip

There are 60 varieties of chile peppers, many of which are used in Mexican cooking. Handle them with care. When handling the spicier kinds, gloves are recommended. Always wash your hands with soap and warm water before touching your eyes.

Mexican Wine Pairing

Tempranillo or other light Spanish red wine types with paella, even seafood paella. Various other wines depending on what rice is cooked with; see Pasta Recipes and other individual food types.