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Friday, November 21, 2014

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie




To start the weekend off right I want to leave you with this delicious pumpkin pie smoothie. Thanksgiving is less than a week away and this would be a great smoothie to get your Thanksgiving ideas flowing. One sip and you will think it is a pumpkin pie in a cup.  The pumpkin flavor with the milk makes this smoothie thick like pumpkin pie filling. As with any Fall recipe nutmeg and cinnamon are the spices that bring it all together. 




All that is needed for this recipe are a few simple ingredients and a blender.  It can't get any simpler than that. To personalize this smoothie you could add some pecan bits if you want even more flavor and texture added. Coconut is also another option. 


Pumpkin Pie Smoothie 

Yield: 2  8 oz cups

Ingredients:

1 15 oz can pure pumpkin puree
3/4 cup milk (I used 2%)
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 1/4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1/2 cup granulated sugar 
1 cup ice


Instructions:

For the pumpkin pie smoothie 

1. Place ingredients in a blender.
2. Start the blender on low speed and progress to high speed.
3. Blend all ingredients until combined and smooth.





I hope that you all have a great weekend and give this smoothie a try. It will put you in the Thanksgiving spirit. What are some of the things on your menu for Thanksgiving?


If you try this recipe please let me know! Leave a comment below, or take a photo and tag it on Instagram or Twitter with #savorthebaking!


Notes:

A substitute for milk could be vanilla ice cream.

Savor The Baking,
Chineka

10 comments:

  1. Sounds soo yummy ...love pumpkin <3


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    1. Thanks! Let me know if you try the smoothie out.

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    1. Thanks Alessandra. Glad that you like the post.

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  3. It delights me that a substitute for milk "could be ice cream"....that sounds incredible! But honestly I think it looks great just as it is. It seems like a great and somewhat virtuous way to enjoy the flavors of pumpkin pie!

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    1. Hi Jessie. Thanks and the smoothie tastes great as is. A little ice cream would give the smoothie a richer flavor.

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  4. This smoothie looks perfectly delicious, silky and smooth. I want one for breakfast!!

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    1. Hi Jocelyn. I know you can make this smoothie taste great. Enjoy!

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