Pumpkin Chia Pudding – Indulge in the cozy flavors of fall with this creamy and delicious chia pudding. Enjoy this wholesome and aromatic treat chilled for a breakfast or dessert!
What is pumpkin spice chia pudding?
Pumpkin spice chia pudding is a aromatic breakfast or dessert dish made by combining chia seeds, milk, pumpkin puree and a blend of pumpkin pie spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger and allspice. It is super easy to make and delicious treat for anyone looking to enjoy the flavors of autumn in a healthy way.
Ingredients & Substitutions:
Pumpkin Puree – Homemade pumpkin puree or canned puree can be used. Do not replace it with pumpkin pie filling. It can be substituted with sweet potato puree or butternut squash puree.
Chia Seeds – These are the main ingredient that gives the pudding its thick, pudding-like consistency when mixed with milk and other ingredients. White or black chia seeds can be used.
Milk – You can use any of your favorite milk like oat milk, coconut milk or almond milk.
Pumpkin Pie Spice – This spice blend typically cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves and allspice. You can use homemade or store-bought spice blend.
Vanilla – It enhances the flavor. Almond extract can be used as a substitute.
Honey – You can use alternatives like agave, maple syrup, stevia, or date syrup based on your taste preferences.
Salt – You just need a pinch of it.
Top it with chopped nuts like pecans or walnuts, granola, yogurt or whipped cream. Serve it as breakfast or dessert.
Sprinkle a bit more spice blend on top for extra flavor.
You could also layer the pudding with fresh fruits like sliced bananas or berries.
It requires refrigeration. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
Tips & Notes:
Use a ratio of around 4 tablespoons of chia seeds to 1 cup of liquid.
Mix the ingredients thoroughly to ensure the chia seeds are evenly distributed.
Make sure the pumpkin puree is smooth to avoid any lumps.
Step by step instructions:
Combine milk, pumpkin puree, spice blend, salt and vanilla in a mixing bowl.
Mix everything well without any lumps.
Add chia seeds and mix well.
Refrigerate for 1-3 hours or until set.
Remove it from the refrigerator and give it a mix.
Transfer it to serving bowls and add nuts on top.
Serve as dessert or breakfast.
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How to make pumpkin chia pudding recipe video below:
Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding
- 1 Cup Milk
- ¼ Cup Chia Seeds
- ½ Cup Pumpkin Puree
- ½ Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- 1 Teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
- 2 Tablespoons Honey
- Combine milk, pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice blend, salt and vanilla in a mixing bowl.
- Mix everything well without any lumps.
- Add chia seeds and mix well.
- Refrigerate for 1-3 hours or until set.
- Remove it from the refrigerator and give it a mix.
- Transfer it to serving bowls and add nuts on top.
- Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition values are estimates only.