Frozen Abuelita Drink

Coffee, tequila, and chocolate get a spicy kick thanks to two kinds of chili powder, making this frozen drink both hot and cool.


  • 4 ounces (120 ml) Patrón XO Cafe
  • 2 ounces (60 ml) Sauza Hornitos
  • 1/2 ounce (15 ml) Patrón Citronage
  • 3 ounces (90 ml) half and half
  • 2 ounces (60 ml) chocolate syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chile powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 (1.4 l) ice cubes


  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 30 seconds until smooth and thick.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series and G-Series machines with Variable Speed control and 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.