Jamaican Chocolate Tea Recipe
Beverage Recipes

Old Time Jamaican Chocolate Tea Recipe – “Chahklit tea”

Old Time Jamaican Chocolate Tea Recipe - "Chahklit tea"

Using the traditional chocolate ball with cinnamon, this tea offers a true taste of Jamaica. For those who are not familiar with “Old Time Chocolate Tea” this is Jamaican style regular hot chocolate. In Jamaican patois it is called “Chahklit tea”


  • 1 Jamaican chocolate ball (If you are outside Jamaica you may need someone there to get some to you)
  • 3 Teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 quart water
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 cinnamon leavers or 2 cinnamon sticks


  1. Grate the chocolate in a plate.
  2. Bring water to a boil.
  3. Add chocolate and cinnamon.
  4. Allow mixture to boil for 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Sweeten to taste. Remove cinnamon before serving.

Old Time Jamaican Chocolate Tea Recipe - Chahklit tea PIN

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