Traditional Style Mayan Drinking Chocolate

…from time to time, a liquor prepared from cocoa, and of a stimulative quality, as we were told, was presented to him in golden cups … filled with foaming chocolate

~ Bernal Diaz Del Castillo, writing of Aztec ruler Moctezuma

Frothy Bowl of Drinking ChocolateDark, frothy, and silky smooth, we prepare drinking chocolate the old way: chocolate, water, and spices.

And we serve drinking chocolate the old way: in earthen bowls filled with fragrant foam; for a bowl of hot chocolate warms the hands, the heart, the soul.

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MAYAN HEAT, pieces of dark sultry chocolate dusted with vibrant blend of chilis, cinnamon, and organic Ecuador cocoa powder. Buy now.
CREAMY DARK, an easy-going blend of dark and milk chocolates, silky on the tongue, soothing to the senses. Buy now..

THE PERFECT GIFT: a beautiful basket with your choice of MAYAN HEAT or CREAMY DARK drinking chocolate, a wooden molinillo frother, and a hand-thrown Dancing Lion Chocolate drinking bowl.

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Preparation

For each serving, boil 3/4 cup of water,  remove from heat and whisk in 12 pieces of chocolate.
Cover and let sit at least 5 but preferably 20 minutes.
Reheat over medium-low heat stirring constantly until hot but not simmering.
Whisk vigorously or froth with a wooden molinillo frother.
Pour into a mug or drinking bowl and enjoy.

One bag of Traditional Style Drinking Chocolate makes six 1-cup servings. Buy now.