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Mexican Hot Chocolate Syrup

A pinch of cayenne adds heat to sweet, smooth chocolate sauce.

Serves: 4 to 6
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Fans of sweet and spicy will love this chocolate sauce, which is perfect atop waffles or ice cream (or both).

Serves 4 to 6

What you need:

1 cup water
2 cups sugar
1 cup cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 teaspoon coarse smoked sea salt

What you do:

  1. In a sauce pot over medium heat, combine water, sugar, and cocoa powder and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat, and add cayenne and salt. Serve immediately.