Use this mole seasoning blend to make beef, chicken, pork, or vegetable mole. For an easy mole paste that can be used to make a mole sauce of a desired thickness, mix 6 Tbsp. mole powder with 2 Tbsp. each of warm water and broth. Try adding a pinch of mole spices to your next pot of red chili for some chocolatey notes of flavor.
Mexican Mole Q&A
What is Mexican mole?
Mexican mole is a traditional & authentic Mexican homemade sauce that's usually made up of a blend of warm chiles, cocoa powder, seeds, tomatillos and sometimes peanuts or nuts. Our version of Mexican mole powder is nut-free.
What does Mexican mole taste like?
Mexican mole's taste is typically warm-spiced with hints of chocolate, chiles, and sometimes a bit of nuttiness that can come from sesame seeds or using actual nuts.
Does Mexican mole always contain chocolate?
Classic Mexican mole typically contains chocolate, but recipes for mole verde or mole rojo often do not contain chocolate in their blend of spices for the sauce.
Is mole usually spicy?
Mole is usually warm-spiced thanks to the blend of dried chiles and richly spiced cocoa powders.