How to Make Aztec Chocolate Bar at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

Chocolate is the favorite thing that anyone can ask for. The sweet, rich, and smooth taste of chocolate is what makes it different from other edible sweet candies or food available. Chocolates were one of the oldest known edible items that medieval times used to cultivate using some local cocoa plants and their traditional techniques. But today, chocolates are the most consumed sweets in the whole world. That’s what chocolate has given to the world. But do you know what the specialty of Aztec chocolate is?

Aztec (now Mexico) has always been known for its unique taste and flavors to implement in their dishes and experiment with them. And why would they leave chocolates? Aztec chocolates were known for their sweet and spicy taste as they used to add chili to their chocolates. Sounds strange, right? But to your surprise, this experiment of theirs got quite popular as it tasted delicious. The combination of sweet and chilly made it one of the best recipes ever.

Let’s look over this Aztec chocolate bar recipe and see how they used to make it. This recipe is easy to make and only takes a few minutes to get ready. Let’s see the whole process and make this Spicy chocolate bar at home.

Ingredients for Aztec Chocolate Bar

Ingredients Preparations
Pumpkin Seeds ½ cup 
Cayenne Pepper ¼ tsp. 
Cinnamon ¾ tsp. 
Ancho Chili Powder ¾ tsp. 
Semi-Sweet Chocolate 12 oz.

The ingredients listed above are necessary and you have to gather them to make this Chocolate bar at home.

As I move forward, you will find a great recipe and its procedure explained in detail about what you have to do to have the best Aztec chocolate bar in just a few minutes.

How Much Time Will it Take?

Preparation Time Freeze Time Total Time
10 Minutes  5 Minutes 15 Minutes 

What I was talking about is a recipe that has no long procedure and takes your whole day in the kitchen. With this time provided, I am sure you will make these Aztec chocolates without thinking about it twice.

So what to wait for then? Let’s make these sweet and spicy chocolates with no further delay. Here is what you have to do.

Aztec Chocolate Bar Recipe

Aztec Chocolate Bar Recipe
  1. In a skillet, add pumpkin seeds and roast them for about 5 minutes until they start to pop. Let them lose moisture and allow them to cool afterward.
  2. Now, melt the chocolates that you have and add some ground spices like cinnamon, cayenne pepper, ancho chili powder, and pumpkin seeds over it.
  3. Spread this mixture onto a baking pan with a parchment paper aligned.
  4. Add some more pumpkin seeds over the chocolate and also garnish with some of them. Add more spices if you want an extremely enhanced taste.
  5. Keep it in the freezer for about 5 minutes until you check and the chocolate is hard. 

Shred-it into small pieces and make these spicy chocolates a must-make recipe on any occasion you like. Enjoy them with all your loved ones and have a great time together.

Nutritional Breakdown of Aztec Chocolate Bar

Nutritional Breakdown of this recipe that will help you note down the actual values is given in the box below. Read it to manage and regulate your daily consumption.

Calories 46.1
Carbohydrates 8.5 gm.
Sugars 1.9 gm.
Fat 1.5 gm.
Iron 1.8 mg. 
Cholesterol 0 mg.

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