Recipes and Cooking Aztec Hot Chocolate Be the first to rate & review! A slow cooker makes easy work of serving this special hot chocolate, zipped up with a spicy hint of chipotle pepper. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on December 21, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 4 hrs Total Time: 4 hrs 15 mins Servings: 12 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 cup milk 2 cup half-and-half 1 ½ cup semisweet chocolate pieces 1 teaspoon instant espresso coffee powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper Sweetened whipped cream (optional) Ground cinnamon (optional) Sweetened Whipped Cream 1 cup whipping cream 2 tablespoon sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla Directions In a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, combine milk, half-and-half, chocolate pieces, coffee powder, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and ground chipotle chile pepper. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 4 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 hours, whisking vigorously once halfway through cooking time. Whisk well before serving. If desired, garnish each serving with whipped cream and sprinkle with cinnamon. Sweetened Whipped Cream In a chilled mixing bowl combine whipping cream, sugar, and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form (tips curl). Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 197 Calories 13g Fat 19g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 197 % Daily Value * Total Fat 13g 17% Saturated Fat 8g 40% Cholesterol 21mg 7% Sodium 53mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 19g 7% Total Sugars 16g Protein 5g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 151.5mg 12% Iron 0.7mg 4% Potassium 261mg 6% Folate, total 8.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.