The Mayans poured the liquid from one cup to another until a frothy foam appeared on top. The second reason I'm so happy about this recipe is because it's the first time in many many moons that I can drink a full glass of hot chocolate and not feel slightly nauseous. Lesson 2: My Family’s Chocolate Recipe – This lesson aims to get the students to use creative vocabulary to build descriptions. Many Mayan sources depict chocolate as food that was meant for the gods and royalty. Usually, I have to drink hot chocolate with a big meal to help me not feel sick. Mayan Chocolate as Divine Food. I made it a mug at a time trying to refine the recipe. Lesson 3: Xocolatl Challenge – This lesson is aimed at entrepreneurship. https://recipes.howstuffworks.com/food-facts/history-of-chocolate1.htm In general, the consumption of cocoa and chocolate drinks were limited to the rich elite. We made their version at the beginning of the topic! (There was no sugar in Central America.) With this rich Mayan Hot Chocolate, one is more than enough to satisfy that craving for a comforting chocolatey treat! First of all, we need to gather our ingredients. Mayan Hot Chocolate. For more on Mayan food recipes and information at KS2, check out this Mayan Civilization Food Lesson Teaching Pack PowerPoint. Where did chocolate originate from? The Mayans and the Aztecs believed (and perhaps some people still do) that chocolate was a gift from the gods. More on that later. https://www.twinkl.com/resource/t2-h-5122-new-maya-hot-chocolate-recipe Preheat oven to 180˚C (360˚F). We need: - 1/2 cup raw cocoa beans - 2 medium sized dried chilis - 1/2 tsp cinnamon - 1/4 cup cornmeal - ~6-8 cups water - honey to taste (optional, and not entirely accurate) This will make about 4 mugs worth of the concoction. Allow pastry to defrost but not get warm. Chocolate was originally a liquid made from crushed cocoa beans, chili peppers, and water. These will be used to market a fictitious new hot chocolate. Home; Children; Class Pages; Class Pages: 2016 - 2017; Chinook - Year 6; Autumn 1 - Maya and Me ; Mayan Hot Chocolate; Did you know that the Maya invented our lovely Chocolaty drink? Some Mayan hieroglyphs, as depicted on extant ceramics and murals from different Mayan cities, show chocolate being poured for gods and the rulers.. Line the flan pan with pastry and prick the … Grease a 23c m flan pan and place onto a lined baking tray.