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White Pumpkin Hot Chocolate


This is a decadent hot chocolate; whole milk, cream and white chocolate, turned into a fall classic with the addition of pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice. If you want to turn this into an adult indulgence, add a splash (or more) of white rum. 
As much as I love a Pumpkin Spice Latte, sometimes I want a pumpkin drink without the bitter influence of coffee. Granted, a PSL is a creamy sweet indulgence, but sometimes I want more cream, more sugar, more decadence, durn it! That’s when I mix myself up one of these bad boys, don a sweater and curl up in a blanket with a good book and sip my troubles away. 
Ingredients:
2 cups of whole milk
1 cup of heavy cream
½ cup pumpkin puree
2 tablespoons of granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
¼ teaspoon allspice
½ cup white chocolate chips
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Splash of white rum- optional!

Method:

In a saucepan over medium heat, add the milk, cream, pumpkin puree, sugar, and spices; simmer for about 5 minutes to let the flavors meld together. Add the chocolate chips and vanilla and whisk until the chocolate is melted. Serve with some whipped cream and a dusting of cinnamon. Enjoy!

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