This recipe is inspired by a type of hot chocolate that's traditional in Mexico and often enjoyed during the holiday of Día de los Muertos. It's usually made with Mexican table chocolate, which is flavored with cinnamon and sometimes other spices. To mimic that flavor, we add cinnamon and a dash of cayenne pepper to this sweet, cozy cocoa.
MIX: Add all ingredients except milk to food processor. Lock lid into place. Hold down pulse button for 1 second, then release. Repeat until chocolate chips are finely ground, about ten 1-second pulses.
STORE: Remove lid and carefully remove processor blade. Use rubber spatula to transfer mixture to airtight storage container.
Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday during which people celebrate and remember loved ones who are no longer living. Celebrators often enjoy a cup of spicy hot chocolate to warm up on these chilly November nights.