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Mexican Chocolate Sauce

Cinnnamon in Mexican Chocolate Sauce

A delicious Mexican Chocolate Sauce with a tasty and inviting Mexican flavored twist from orange juice and cinnamon.


1/4 cup cocoa powder >
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1 cup chocolate syrup


In a small saucepan, combine cocoa, cornstarch and cinnamon. Stir in orange juice and orange peel.

Stirring constantly, cook over medium heat four to six minutes or until bubbly and thickened.

Stir in chocolate syrup; mix well. Cool.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 8 servings.
Serving size: 1-1/2 cup

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Mexican Chocolate Milkshake: Blend 1 pint chocolate ice cream, 2 tablespoons milk, 1 tablespoon sweetened condensed milk and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Top with turbinado sugar.

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When well wrapped and stored in a cool, dry place, unsweetened chocolate will keep for several years.

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