Cascabel chile powder is made from whole, dried cascabel chiles. With only moderate heat, cascabel powder adds a distinctive fruity flavor to sauces, soups and stews. Cascabel powder is very hard to find so most likely you won't see it in your neighborhood grocery stores. We sell cascabel powder in our online store here at GourmetSleuth.
Relative heat scale (1-10) cascabel powder is a 4
If you don't have cascabel powder you can substitute equal amounts of: