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Mexican Hot Chocolate with Easy Cheesy Brazilian Bread Recipe
Welcome those cold winter mornings with this widely popular and wonderfully delicious pairing of rich chocolate and filling light bread.

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Hot Chocolate Ingredients
• 3 cups of Water
• 2 Cinnamon sticks
• 1 Anise star
• ¼ cup Masa harina (corn meal)
• 2 cups of 1% Milk
• 4 oz. Mexican chocolate, chopped
• ½ cup Brown sugar, packed
• Pinch of nutmeg (optional)

Cheese Bread Ingredients
• 1 ½ cups Tapioca flour
• ½ Farmer's cheese (grated parmesan cheese is a good alternative)
• 1 Egg
• ⅓ cup Olive oil
• ⅔ cup of 1% Milk
• 1 tsp. Salt (optional)

Makes 5 cups of hot chocolate and 20 mini cheese breads.

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Step 1

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.  In a large saucepan bring water to a boil and add cinnamon sticks and star anise. Remove from the heat, cover and let the spices steep for about 30 minutes.

 

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Step 2

In the meantime, prepare Brazilian Cheesy Bread by placing all ingredients and blend for about one minute until smooth.  You may need to scrape sides and blend once again.

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Step 3

Grease mini muffin pan and pour batter to the top.

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Step 4

Bake for 15-20 minutes.

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Step 5

Let cool for one minute before transferring to a serving dish (serve warm).

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Step 6

To continue hot chocolate, remove the cinnamon sticks and star anise.  Place pot on low heat and slowly add the masa harina while whisking until well combined.

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Step 7

Add milk, chocolate, brown sugar, nutmeg and continue to whisk.

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Step 8

Bring mixture to a boil then reduce to a simmer for about 10 minutes.  Continue whisking occasionally.

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Step 9

Pour and serve immediately.

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Step 10

Float with cheesy bread.

Mexican Hot Chocolate with Easy Cheesy Brazilian Bread Recipe

Welcome those cold winter mornings with this widely popular and wonderfully delicious pairing of rich chocolate and filling light bread.

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