Go Back
+ servings
Two clear mugs of pumpkin hot chocolate topped with whipped cream sitting on a white and orange plate with decorative pumpkins
Print Recipe
5 from 2 votes

Pumpkin Hot Chocolate

This homemade pumpkin hot chocolate recipe uses real pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spices to add a fall spin to a classic drink!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 293kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 5 Tbsp pumpkin puree
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp all spice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 oz semi-sweet chocolate chopped


  • In a small saucepan, heat milk over med heat until it begins to simmer (about 2-3 minutes), stirring occasionally.
  • Turn heat to low, and add in pumpkin puree, maple syrup, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, all spice, and vanilla extract, whisking gently until all ingredients are combined.
  • While the stove is still on low, add in chopped chocolate, and whisk until the chocolate is melted.
  • Divide hot chocolate between 3-4 glasses, and top with whipped cream and cinnamon.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 293kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 411mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 3180IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 207mg | Iron: 2.2mg