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Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate Fudge | www.diethood.com | With a little cayenne pepper, chili powder and lots of cinnamon, this fudge is spicy, delicious, chocolaty and EASY!

Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate Fudge

Katerina | Diethood
This Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate Fudge recipe is delicious and so easy! A simple homemade candy made with chocolate, a little cayenne pepper, chili powder and cinnamon!
Servings : 24
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 4 hrs


  • 1- pound semi-sweet chocolate , chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can (14 ounces) Sweetened Condensed Milk (*NOT Evaporated Milk*)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons brewed espresso or any other strong coffee
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • Sea Salt , optional


  • Lightly coat an 8x8-inch pan with baking spray; line with parchment paper and spray again. Set aside.
  • Fill a saucepan with water, about 2-inches deep and bring to a simmer.
  • In a mixing bowl, one that is larger than the saucepan, combine chopped chocolate, butter, condensed milk and coffee.
  • Set mixing bowl over simmering water, making sure that the bowl does not touch the water.
  • Stirring frequently, cook until chocolate is melted and completely smooth.
  • Stir in cinnamon, chili powder and cayenne pepper.
  • Remove from heat and pour into the previously prepared pan.
  • Sprinkle with salt and chill in the fridge for 4 hours. For best results, chill over night.
  • Cut into squares and serve.


Store in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 1 week, or freeze for up to 1 month. RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD Adapted from iVillage


Calories: 122 kcal | Carbohydrates: 10 g | Protein: 1 g | Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Cholesterol: 4 mg | Sodium: 14 mg | Potassium: 107 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 6 g | Vitamin A: 60 IU | Calcium: 14 mg | Iron: 1.2 mg | Net Carbs: 9 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: easy fudge recipe, homemade fudge recipe, mexican candy recipe, mexican fudge recipe, spiced fudge recipe