It’s everything pumpkin this time of year and our Thirsty Thursday feature is no exception. There’s nothing better than sipping a cup of warm, delicious hot chocolate on a crisp, autumn evening. This recipe takes that deliciousness to a whole new level. Our recipe makes enough for two so find a favorite someone to snuggle up with and enjoy the Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate together.
Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate
2 1/2 C milk
1/3 C hot cocoa mix
1/4 C canned pumpkin (not canned pumpkin pie filling)
1 t pumpkin pie spice
1/2 t vanilla
pinch of salt
- In a medium sauce pan over medium-low heat, whisk together milk, hot cocoa mix, vanilla, and pinch of salt.
- Add pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice.
- Heat thoroughly, whisking as the temperature rises. When desired temperature is reached, pour into 2 large mugs, top with whipped cream and mini marshmallows. Sprinkle a bit of pumpkin pie spice on top.