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Pumpkin Hot Chocolate Recipe with Marshmallows and Whipped Cream

It's getting cold out so I decided to whip up this Pumpkin Hot Chocolate Recipe with Marshmallows and Whipped Cream!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 362kcal


For the Whipped Cream:

  • 1 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ cup of sugar

For the Hot Chocolate:

  • 2 ounces of bittersweet chocolate
  • ¼ cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 vanilla bean sliced in half long ways
  • 1 cup of pumpkin puree
  • 3 cups of whole milk

For the toppings:

  • marshmallows
  • pumpkin pie spice
  • extra bittersweet chocolate shavings
  • cinnamon sticks


  • Whipped Cream: Add the whipping cream and sugar to a bowl and whip it with a hand until stiff peaks are formed, about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • Hot Chocolate: Next, add the chocolate, sugar and heavy cream to a medium size pot and whisk over medium-low heat until the chocolate is completely melted, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Next, whisk in the vanilla bean, pumpkin puree and whole milk and cook over low heat until hot, about 6 to 8 minutes,
  • Strain the mixture through a fine mesh strainer and evenly divide between mugs.
  • Top off with marshmallows, you can toast if you want, and also some whipped cream, pumpkin pie spice, chocolate shavings and cinnamon sticks.



Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 64mg | Potassium: 269mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 5789IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 154mg | Iron: 1mg