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Mexican Hot Chocolate Spread

Creamy and chocolatey with a touch of spice, our easy-to-make Mexican Hot Chocolate Spread is a sweet way to heat things up for Valentine’s Day, #ToastTuesday, or any day that calls for chocolate o’clock. This simple recipe is a perfect candidate for kitchen improv. Its can’t-go-wrong versatility leaves plenty of room for you to make it as spicy or as sweet as your heart desires, experiment with new and nifty nut butters—or double-down on the dark chocolate. However you customize it, slather your favourite toast with this easy-to-make spread, use it as a decadent dip for fruit, or sneak it into a special sandwich, and serve it to someone you love…starting with you!

ingredients:
  • 4 slices Sprouted Power Squirrelly Bread™, toasted
  • 1 cup nut butter, your choice (we used peanut, but any nut (or nut-free) butter works!)
  • 2 ounces dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Splash vanilla extract
  • Dash ground chilli powder or cayenne pepper, to taste
  • Sea salt, to taste

Optional garnish:

  • 1/4 cup almonds, chopped
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
instructions:
  1. Add nut butter, chocolate, vanilla extract and spices to the bowl of a food processor, and blend until well combined.
  2. Toast bread slices, and spread liberally on still-warm toast.
  3. Sprinkle with optional garnishes, serve warm, and enjoy a taste of Mexican Hot Chocolate Spread heaven on toast.