Spicy Chocolate Pumpkin Milkshake

Spicy Chocolate Pumpkin Milkshake
  • Yield:makes 2 servings
  • Active time:5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes
This recipe appears in:
4 Pumpkin Milkshake Recipes to Celebrate Fall

[Photo: Maggie Hoffman]

We like the way the cayenne cuts through the sweetness of this spicy chocolate milkshake, but if you're not a fan of heat, you might want to dial down the cayenne by half.

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!


  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 3 cups chocolate ice cream (about 6 medium scoops)
  • Garnish: whipped cream and chocolate to grate on top


  1. 1.

    Add milk, pumpkin, cayenne, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves to the jar of a blender. Add ice cream and pulse until smooth. Divide between serving glasses and garnish with whipped cream and grated chocolate if desired.

Serious Eats Newsletters

Keep up with our latest recipes, tips, techniques and where to eat!

Add a rating with your comment:

Comments can take up to a minute to appear - please be patient!

Previewing your comment: