Mexican Hot Chocolate Chili Chai

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Ready to heat things up? Infused with our spicy, fudge-filled Chocolate Chili Chai tea, this delicious twist on the classic Mexican hot chocolate is the perfect way to warm up on a chilly fall day. One sip and you’ll be feelin’ hot hot hot!

DAVIDsTEA Chocolate Chili Chai Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

Mexican Hot Chocolate Chili Chai


  • 3 cups milk or non-dairy alternative
  • 2 Perfect Spoonfuls of our Chocolate Chili Chai tea
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 5 oz semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp agave syrup (or to taste)
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp ground chili of your choice (we like cayenne or chile de arbol)
  • pinch of salt
  • whipped cream


Step 1
Bring milk and cinnamon to a slow simmer over medium-low heat, whisking occasionally for about 8 minutes.
Step 2
Add tea in a David’s Tea Filter and simmer for an additional 5 minutes. Remove tea bag and cinnamon stick. Then whisk in chocolate, agave, vanilla, chili and salt until very smooth and fragrant.
Step 3
Divide among four 12 oz mugs and top with whipped cream and a very light dusting of chili powder.


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