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How To Order A Mexican Hot Chocolate At Starbucks In The US
Mexican hot chocolate is distinct, as it is a bit spicy with notes of cinnamon, vanilla, and cayenne pepper or chile. Starbucks has Mexican Hot Chocolate on its “secret menu.”
Ask for a tall Hot Chocolate with soy milk, 1 pump of mocha syrup, 1 pump of white mocha syrup, and 2 pumps of cinnamon dolce syrup.
Finally, request that cinnamon powder be added to the milk while it's steaming to give you the closest thing to a Mexican hot chocolate you can come by in the U.S.
Starbucks is not very vocal about having sriracha on its menu, but the chain does carry the condiment. If you're feeling bold, ask for a packet of sriracha on the side.
Then, add in just a bit of the sauce, stir, and test. The goal here isn't to taste any of the sauce, but just to add small hints of spice as an aftertaste.