Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate
When the inevitable pumpkin spice craziness begins to invade our lives, I like to be ready for it.
I love me some lattes, but when my kids asked to have one too, I hesitated. We generally don’t give them coffee, seeing as how they are wired enough already. Personally, I don’t think it is very good for them, and if they want to pump themselves full of java later in life, I can’t stop them. Until them, I call the shots *evil laugh* and they will have to make do with this hot chocolate recipe.
Although, I would argue that it is not ‘making do’ but is instead, even better! Ok. So you don’t get the caffeine hit, which, to be honest, is my favorite part of ANY latte, pumpkin spice or otherwise. But I would choose a mug of hot chocolate over coffee just about any day of the week so this drink is as much for me as it is my kids. Your house will smell ah-may-ZING and you may want to keep the entire batch just for yourself. It is easy to make and not too sweet so a second helping is completely acceptable.
If you add a shot of espresso, I won’t tell a soul.
Get the recipe for my Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate over at the Columbia City Moms Blog!