Mexican Chocolate Cake - Pastel de Chocolate Recipe

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Courtesy of Socorro Munoz Kimble & Irma Serrano Noriega

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups graham cracker crushed
1 cup pecans, finely chopped
1/2 cup butter or margarine melted
2 cups milk
1 pkg chocolate pudding (3 5/8 oz.)
1 circular tablet Mexican chocolate
1 pkg cream cheese (8 oz.)
whole becans for garnish

Recipe Instructions:

Combine graham crackers and nuts. Set one cup of mixture aside. to remaining mix, add melted butter and press into 9 inch pie pan. Heat milk and Mexican chocolate over low heat. Add pudding and stir occasionally until thickened. Add softned cream cheese to pudding and stir until melted. Pur contents into pie pan.
Cool. Refrigerate several hours before serving. Garnish with reserved nuts and crumbs around edge of pie. Decorate with pecans.

Enjoy this delicious Mexican chocolate cake Mexican dessert recipe!

Type of recipe: Desserts
Preparation Time (min): 30
Cook Time (min):
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Ibarra Chocolate - Mexican Sweet Chocolate 6 Tablets
Ibarra Mexican Chocolate

Ibarra sweet chocolate laced with cinnamon and covered in coarse sugar. Genuine Mexican Chocolate sold by Novamex product.


Serve your Mexican Chocolate with churros!


3.3 oz tablet of Mexican chocolate
2-1/2 cups milk
1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon


To make Mexican hot chocolate, break tablet of Mexican chocolate into pieces and bring it to a simmer with milk. Stir the mixture until the chocolate is melted and well-combined.
Mexican chocolate is traditionally beaten to a froth with a wooden implement called "molinillo". You can imitate the effect by putting a small amount of your chocolate at a time in a blender and briefly pulsing it.

Abuelita Mexican Chocolate 6 Tablets

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