Pumpkin juice recipe that isn't too sweet or thick and works well for any autumn party. I stumbled onto this recipe years ago to use at a party we gave for the theatrical release of the last Harry Potter movie. It was surprisingly delicious and is the best recipe I've ever seen for pumpkin juice. This works well with spiced rum if you've got an interest in a bit of an adult twist.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
45 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
45 mins
total:
1 hr 45 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
2 1/2 quarts
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Stir 3 cups apple cider, ginger, cinnamon stick, and cloves together in a saucepan; bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer until slightly reduced, about 15 minutes.

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  • Remove saucepan from heat and immediately stir brown sugar and honey into the cider mixture until dissolved into the liquid.

  • Pour the liquid into a wide glass dish and refrigerate until chilled completely, at least 45 minutes.

  • Mix the chilled apple cider mixture with the remaining apple cider and the pumpkin puree in a large pitcher; stir until the puree dissolves into the liquid.

Cook's Note:

You can keep the spiced apple cider mixture refrigerated for up to a week before use.

Nutrition Facts

168 calories; protein 0.8g; carbohydrates 42.6g; fat 0.2g; sodium 179mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 4 stars
07/20/2019
I actually liked this. It's very fall tasting. I would make this again. Thanks for the recipe. Read More

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Rating: 3 stars
11/04/2016
This was pretty interesting. It tastes kind of like liquid pumpkin butter. However I am still not sure if I like it. This is a must try for any Harry Potter fan for sure though. Thanks for posting the recipe; I enjoyed trying it. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/20/2019
I actually liked this. It's very fall tasting. I would make this again. Thanks for the recipe. Read More
Rating: 3 stars
11/03/2016
This was pretty interesting. It tastes kind of like liquid pumpkin butter. However I am still not sure if I like it. This is a must try for any Harry Potter fan for sure though. Thanks for posting the recipe; I enjoyed trying it. Read More
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