Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Yields: 2 drinks
Calories: 517 kcal
Deliciously thick and creamy hot chocolate that is loaded with pumpkin and warm, autumn spices. Perfect for those colder nights!


  • 3/4 cup milk 180ml
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream 120ml
  • 2 oz chocolate (milk, dark, or semi-sweet) 65g, coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons drinking cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree 55g
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves


  1. Add the milk, cream, chocolate, and cocoa powder to a microwave-safe bowl or jug. Heat in 30 second intervals, stirring after each one, until melted and smooth, and the mixture is hot.

  2. Whisk in the pumpkin, vanilla, and spices until fully combined. Warm up again if necessary.

  3. Pour into mugs or heat-proof glasses, top with whipped cream, and serve immediately.


The calories are an estimate only.