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Velvety Spanish Traditional Hot Chocolate Drink. Authentic Recipe of Chocolate A La Taza.

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Rich. Velvety. Thick. Luscious. Those are the four words that best describe Spain’s adaptation to Hot Chocolate – Chocolate a la Taza.

The use of chocolate was first introduced to Spain back in the late 1500s by the Mayans. Although this popular drink did not specifically originate from Spain, everyone’s got their version, right? What makes Spain’s stand out from the other varieties is that theirs for starters, as previously mentioned is thick and velvety (rich and luscious, too!) and has two purposes: for sipping on a cold winter day by the fireplace and for dipping the, you guess it right, beloved Churros. Read on to learn more about the Chocolate a la Taza and how to prepare it!

Velvety Spanish Traditional Hot Chocolate Drink. Authentic Recipe of Chocolate A La Taza.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: Chocolate a la Taza
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


Servings 2 Servings
Calories / Serving 771 kcal


  • 500 ml (16.91 floz) Whole Milk / Full-Fat Milk / Full-Cream Milk
  • 200 grams (7.05 oz) Dark Chocolate
  • tsp Cornstarch
  • 2 tsp White Sugar – Regular Sugar – Granulated Sugar
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  • Chop the chocolate into smaller pieces. Doing so will make this faster to melt.

Chocolate a la Taza

  • In a medium-sized saucepan, pour the milk and add the cornstarch. Whisk until the cornstarch is completely dissolved. Add in the sugar and continue whisking until completely dissolved and incorporated well.
  • Turn on the fire to medium heat and allow the milk mixture to reach boiling point, stirring frequently to avoid scalding. Remove from heat.
  • Add the chocolate to the milk in the saucepan and stir continuously until all of the chocolate has been melted. Return to the heat if the milk cools too soon. Keep an eye for it because if it is over the heat for too long, the mixture will thin out.
  • Taste and adjust with sugar if necessary.
  • Pour into cups and serve hot!
Emphasis on not leaving the mixture over the fire for so long as it will thin out the mixture. What we are trying to achieve is a thick, velvety smooth, and lump-free Chocolate a la Taza.
It is highly recommended that this be served with freshly cooked Churros or Buñuelos. Churros are deep-fried doughs that are either long and thick sticks or thin and knotted. Buñuelos on the other hand is another kind of fried dough or fritter. Dip and munch away!

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

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Calories: 771kcalCarbohydrates: 63gProtein: 16gFat: 51gSaturated Fat: 29gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 118mgPotassium: 1102mgFiber: 11gSugar: 40gVitamin A: 457IUCalcium: 390mgIron: 12mg
Keyword Chocolate a la Taza Recipe, Traditional Spanish Hot Chocolate Drink
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