Fall Beverages

Ella Ray

 

   

 

  •           Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate                                                             

 

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups Milk
  • 1 cup Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 tsp store bought Pumpkin Pie Spice or Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 cup White Chocolate Chips

Directions:

  • In a medium pan, combine milk, pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, salt and vanilla.
  • Heat over medium heat whisking until the mixture begins to simmer.
  • Add in white chocolate chips and stir until it is melted and blended.
  • Pour into cups and garnish with whipped topping and dust with pumpkin pie spice.

 

 

  • Apple Pie Cider   

 

Ingredients: 

  •  1/2 gallon apple cider
  • 1/2 gallon apple juice
  • 24 packets Sweet ‘N Low sweetener
  • 6 cinnamon sticks
  • Pinch of nutmeg

Directions:

  • Stir together apple cider, apple juice, Sweet ‘N Low, cinnamon and nutmeg in a large pot. 
  • Bring to a boil; simmer gently for 5 minutes. 
  • Remove from heat and let cool completely. 
  • Serve with a cinnamon stick in each glass.

 

 

  • Autumn Harvest Punch Mocktail   

 

 

Ingredients: 

  • 3 Cups lemonade
  • 5 Cups apple cider
  • 1 Cup orange juice
  • 5 Cups sparkling water
  • ¼ Cup maple syrup
  • Rosemary sprigs
  • 3 Apples
  • 1 Orange

Directions:

  • In a tall pitcher mix the apple cider with the orange juice and lemonade. Set aside.
  • Cut the apples and the oranges and add them to the pitcher.
  • Mix in the maple syrup and add the rosemary sprigs.
  • Cover and take to the refrigerator for 2 hours or until chilled.
  • Add the sparkling water and mix.

 

  • Gingered Hot Cider                         

 

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups (48 ounces) apple cider or unfiltered apple juice
  • 4 unsweetened ginger tea bags

Directions:

  • Bring the cider to a bare simmer in a large saucepan over high heat. 
  • Remove from the heat immediately. (If it’s fresh cider and it boils, it may separate.) 
  • Add the tea bags, cover, and let steep for 10 minutes. 
  • Squeeze the tea bags into the pot before removing. 
  • Stir the cider and serve hot.