It’s Autumn- Aka Pumpkin Season. Sharing with you all today this Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate for the cold breezy days.
Hi there. And it’s Fall. The season when it’s not too hot and not too cold, where people from Arizona can finally drive their convertibles. Yayy.
These are the days wherein you can end your day with a delicious warm drink. Hence comes today’s recipe. I am sharing my simple recipe for Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate.
Idea Of Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate:
While thinking about the Fall recipe, I wanted to go with a drink this time. It’s been quite a while; I haven’t shared one with you all.
Also, I wanted my six-year-old to start having warm milk products. My daughter likes her milk Cold, even during the wintertime. So I thought of making Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate to get her used to drink warm milk.
About The Recipe:
For making this delicious drink, I skipped the pumpkin puree. I focused more on the aromas and flavors that will come from Pumpkin Spice itself. Also, I have come across kids who do not like milk with pumpkin in it. (like my Miss K)
But you can add pumpkin puree if you want to. Just adjust the pumpkin spice and chocolate accordingly.Check out this recipe for Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate. #easyrecipe Click To Tweet
How To Make Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate:
I start by heating organic dairy milk. You can use any milk according to your preference. Then add some chocolate chips. I kept stirring until everything melts into a smooth mixture. Make sure not to boil.
The next step is to add the pumpkin spice and vanilla extract. I have skipped sugar for this recipe. It’s up to you to add more sugar if needed.
This is a very rich drink. You can adjust the number of chocolate chips according to your preference.
For serving, I pour this in a tall cup and add whipped cream. I like to decorate it with whipped cream and chocolate caramel syrup.
Let’s go through the recipe.
Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate
Sharing with you all today this Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate for the cold breezy days.
- 1 cup Milk (any milk)
- 1/3 cup Chocolate Chips (milk chocolate- sweet)
- 1/2 tsp Pumpkin Spice
- 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
- Whipped Cream, Chocolate Caramel Sauce and Chocolate Chips for decoration
How To Make It:
Start by heating milk in a saucepan. Add 1/3 cup chocolate chips and stir till they are melted. Make sure to keep the heat on low.
Next, add vanilla extract and pumpkin spice to the mixture and stir well.
Turn off the heat, once the chocolate milk is heated well. DO NOT BOIL.
For serving, in a serving glass, add chocolate milk. Decorate it with whipped cream, caramel chocolate sauce, and chocolate chips.
- This is a very rich drink. You can reduce the amount of chocolate chips if needed.
- Make sure not to boil the chocolate milk.
- You can add pumpkin puree to this drink.
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Now isn’t this Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate perfect for the autumn night.
For the grown-up version, I like to add some chocolate rum or pumpkin spice rum just before serving. (My secret- Coffee Liquor)
Try this recipe soon, and let me know how did it go with your family.
Till we talk again, take care, and enjoy making simple recipes for your little ones.
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This is so cozy and delicious! Best fall drink to enjoy on a chilly night!
Isn’t it? I am so glad you like it. 🙂
The perfect Fall treat!!
Yes, it is for sure a delicious Fall treat. 🙂
I love that it is pumpkin season! This hot chocolate looks so good!
Thank you, I am so glad you like it. 🙂
This hot chocolate can certainly warm me up this winter. It looks fabulous, too, so could be a great way to wow your loved one. Delicious!
Absolutely. This is a perfect drink for anyone and it is so easy to make. 🙂
Hot chocolate is the best during the cooler months and the addition of Pumpkin spice flavors sounds marvelous
Oh yes, and this is a perfect drink to unwind. 🙂