Yummy Fall Drink Recipes

Fall is here and that means we can finally enjoy tasty drinks that can warm us after being outside in the cold or remind us of curling up inside and feeling cozy.


Harry Potter Pumpkin Juice - Makes 5 servings

The perfect pairing for your annual Harry Potter movie marathon


  • 16 oz apple juice

  • 4 oz can pumpkin puree

  • 1 Tbsp cup honey

  • 1 tsp vanilla

  • Dash of cinnamon and nutmeg

  • Whipped cream for serving, optional

  • Ice for serving

Directions:

  1. Measure the pumpkin puree, honey, vanilla and spices into the blender.

  2. Blend until well combined.

  3. Slowly add apple juice to the pumpkin mixture, blend until all ingredients are combined.

  4. If the mixture is too thick, you can add water to thin to desired consistency.

  5. Pour into glasses with ice. Add a small amount of whipped cream to the top and sprinkle cinnamon.


Homemade Hot Chocolate - Makes 1 serving

A chocolatey drink that reminds us of the holidays

  • 2 cups whole milk

  • 2 tbsp sugar *

  • 4 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped (just under 1 cup measured)

  • iCook Optional Toppings: Marshmallows, chopped peppermint candy, sprinkle of cinnamon, whipped cream, dash of vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Combine milk and sugar in a small saucepan and heat over the stove on medium heat

  2. Chop chocolate and heat in microwave for 30 seconds, stir and repeat. Continue till melted

  3. Once milk is scalding (180 F with bubbles on the side), remove from heat and add chocolate

  4. Whisk to combine

*we love this recipe from Fifteen Spatulas




Homemade Apple Cider - Makes 6 servings

Bring the joy of fall festivals and apple orchards home

  • 4 granny smith apples, sliced

  • 4 red delicious apples, sliced

  • 1 orange, sliced

  • 1 ½ tablespoons whole allspice

  • 1 ½ tablespoons whole clove

  • 3 cinnamon sticks

  • 8 cups water

Directions:

  1. Put fruit and spices in slow cooker, add water

  2. Cook on high heat for 3-4 hours

  3. Uncover and mash fruit

  4. Cover again and cook for another 1-2 hours on low

  5. Strain out fruit and spices with cheesecloth into a bowl

  6. Once the cheesecloth cools, squeeze cider out into the bowl

  7. Pour into the slow cooker and serve!

*recipe from Tasty


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