Cocoa Tea Recipe
This cocoa tea recipe gives a delicious, brewed chocolate drink made with ground cocoa beans, milk, sweeteners and spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and bay leaves. It’s often enjoyed hot in the Caribbean for breakfast.
- ½ cup grated cocoa balls (or cocoa sticks or cocoa squares) (64g)
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup milk
- 1 stick cinnamon
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 star anise
- pinch of nutmeg
- your choice of sweetener
Add spices to water and bring to a boil on low heat.
Add grated cocoa (or cocoa square).
Boil for 5 to 10 minutes on low heat.
Add milk and sweeteners.
Boil until the milk is hot and the sweeteners have dissolved.
Strain and serve hot.