Since we wouldn’t have chocolate ( shudder) without the ancient Aztecs of Mexico, how can we not include chocolate in Cinco de Mayo celebrations? I mean really! So here are a few recipes from around the web that might give you some ideas for your Cinco de Mayo celebrations . Haven’t decided which one of these to try yet! Maybe all of them!
Allrecipes.com has these
Cinco de Chili Chocolate Cupcakes with Chili Cream Cheese Frosting
But they also have these:
Chocolate Mexican Wedding Cookies
Then over at About.com Candy, I found this recipe for :
Mexican Chocolate Fudge
that looks pretty tempting. This includes a pinch of cinnamon and cayenne pepper.
Continuing my journey, I came across S’Mores Nachos at Kitchen Daily.com:
Which makes me feel good because I was noodling the idea of a chocolate quesadilla using cinnamon sugar dusted flour tortillas and dark chocolate cream cheese which I haven’t tested yet!
How about Strawberry Chocolate Nachos?
At least someone else is kooky enough to think of putting tortillas and chocolate together!
Then there’s this Mexican chocolate cake
Or a fun beverage ( contains alcohol ) :
As you can see, there is no shortage of chocolatey ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Enjoy !