Fun Fall Drinks To Make At Home

(Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
(Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images) /

A new season brings fun fall drinks!

Fall drinks are a fun way to greet the chill in the air as you curl up under that cozy down blanket. Your favorite fall flavors – cinnamon, pecan, pumpkin, cranberry and nutmeg – are beckoning you to make the perfect fall drink.

Here’s eight fun drink ideas to make in the comfort of your own home to enjoy by your first fire of the season.

1. Do you love pumpkin spice latte? Try making it with Fresh Market Pumpkin Spice Coffee. You’ll find the Fresh Market recipe for Pumpkin Spice Latte on their website along with lots of other enticing fall drink recipes such as Spiced Honeycrisp Apple Cider, Fall Sangria and Bourbon Cranberry Cocktail with Sage. Fresh Market also offers Pecan Pie and Chocolate Cranberry coffee.

2. Love cinnamon and coconut? Ladles and Linens Cooking School (Facebook) has the most delicious Hot Coconut Milk Punch recipe with a bit of bourbon to warm you right up!

Hot Coconut Milk Punch

Recipe compliments of Ladles and Linens Cooking School


  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup  coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • grated cinnamon, to garnish


  • Heat both types of milk, sugar and vanilla in a small saucepan over high heat. Cook, whisking, until frothy and steaming. Stir in bourbon, then pour into a coffee mug; garnish with cinnamon.

4. Freshly whipped cream always makes a drink taste special. Add flavoring to your whipped cream – vanilla, almond or peppermint extract. Try adding a bit of amaretto or Frangelico  for a fun nutty twist. Shave chocolate over the whipped cream, especially good on hot cocoa.

5. Drinking chocolate is a luxurious version of hot chocolate. Hot chocolate is made from cocoa powder. Drinking chocolate is actually melted chocolate mixed with milk. Make it with Ghirardelli milk chocolate for a rich and creamy treat. You’ll find their recipe for Hot Sipping Chocolate with Cinnamon Whipped Cream, along with lots of other beverage and dessert recipes on their website.

fall drinks
(Photo by Giorgio Perottino/Getty Images) /

6. Add flavored syrups to coffee, hot tea and hot cocoa. Flavorganics syrups come in a wide variety of flavors including caramel, hazelnut, peppermint, chocolate, amaretto and French vanilla. Add a bit of your favorite liqueur to jazz up your fall drinks. Frangelico hot cocoa, amaretto or Irish Creme coffee and bourbon hot apple cider.

7. Facing the morning rush with no time to spare? Starbucks makes it easy to dress up your morning coffee. Splash a bit of Starbucks Cinnamon Dolce Latte, White Chocolate Mocha or Toffeenut Latte into your coffee – guaranteed to brighten your morning. Available in the refrigerated section of your favorite grocery store.

8. Love the taste of cranberries? Cranberries are the perfect sweet tart addition to fall drinks. Make a cranberry hot toddy with cranberry juice, sugar, allspice, cinnamon sticks, fresh ginger, star anise and dark rum.

Related Story. Bailey's Apple Pie makes the perfect Chai cocktail. light

What is your favorite fall flavor? What fall drink will you make to celebrate the changing of the seasons?