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Mexicocoa Eggnog

Eggnog with new flavors
Mexicocoa Eggnog
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Upgrade your classic eggnog with this recipe. It calls for cocoa powder and spiced Mexican chocolates giving this holiday cocktail a new flavor.

This recipe is by Mittie Hellmich and was originally published in the Chicago Tribune.

Ready in
11 m
5 m
(prepare time)
6 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


You can add a splash or two of tequila or rum to the drink to booze it up.


  • 4 Cups eggnog
  • 1 Teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 Cup grated Mexican chocolate
  • Mexican chocolate shavings, for garnish


Whisk together the eggnog, nutmeg, cloves and cocoa powder in a saucepan until well combined.

Heat over low to medium-low heat until simmering, about 5 minutes; do not boil.

Slowly add the grated Mexican chocolate, whisking until the chocolate is melted.

Pour into punch cups or mugs.

Garnish with chocolate shavings.