With the weather getting a bit cooler outside I wanted to create a drink that would warm me up and celebrate the season. Nothing says this more than Pumpkin Pie Hot Chocolate! A mixture of pumpkin pie spices, pureed pumpkin and a rich and creamy hot chocolate. It does not get any better than this!
Pumpkin Pie Hot Chocolate
- 1 cup whole milk
- 1-2 tbs sugar - depending on sweetness
- 2 tbs cocoa powder unsweetened
- 2 tbs pumpkin puree
- 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice recipe below
- pinch salt
pumpkin pie spice
- 4 tsp cinnamon ground
- 1 tsp nutmeg ground
- 1 tsp ginger ground
- 1/2 tsp cloves ground
In a small saucepan heat 1 cup of whole milk over low heat.
Once the milk is hot add the pumpkin, spices, cocoa powder, sugar and a pinch of salt to the pan.
Whisk until the sugar and other ingredients are fully incorporated.
Remove from heat and serve.