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Pumpkin Champurrado

A mug of Mexican hot chocolate to warm any chilly day

Stir pumpkin into a traditional mix of masa flour, milk, water and chocolate for a mug of champurrado with a fall-time twist. 

Courtesy of Very Best Baking by Nestlé

Ready in
30 m
10 m
(prepare time)
20 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


For a thinner beverage, add additional milk.


  • 1 1/2 Cup hot water
  • 1/4 Cup masa flour
  • 3 Cups lactose free 2% milk
  • 1 can (15 ounces) LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1 to 1 1/2 tablets (90 grams each) NESTLÉ ABUELITA Authentic Mexican Hot Chocolate Drink
  • 1/4 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ground cinnamon or cinnamon sticks (optional)


Place hot water and masa flour in large saucepan; whisk until smooth.

Add milk, pumpkin and Abuelita chocolate.

Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until boiling, about 15 minutes.

Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring constantly, for 1 to 3 minutes or until thickened to desired consistency. Stir in vanilla extract.

Garnish with ground cinnamon or cinnamon sticks, if desired.

Serve immediately.