I’ve been making loads of recipes from this great book called 101 Autumn Recipes.  I had Rob go through the book and put little tabs on anything he would want me to make for him.  One of the recipes he wanted me to make was Warm Spiced Milk. It was very simple!   Rob said after trying a sip (and eventually the whole thing), “It is like drinking a cinnamon bun!” He was right. It really is so delicious. I thought I’d share the recipe with you all so you can make some throughout the autumn and winter as well.

You will need:
2.5 cups of milk (I used organic whole milk)
1/3 cup of apple butter
2.5 Tablespoons of Maple Syrup
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

How to make it:
Whisk ingredients together in a saucepan (I used a medium sized 2-3 quart pot).  Heat over low heat until milk steams (do not boil).

I think this really only makes enough for two people (possibly three or four people with smaller mugs or in teacups), so if you want to serve more people, I suggest a double portion and upping your size of saucepan or pot. It took about 5 minutes to make.  It was really wonderful having this before bed and made me feel sleepy!

Join the conversation! 8 Comments

  1. Looks gorgeous! Did it help you sleep?

  2. oh many the apple butter makes it sound soooo goooood!

  3. mmmmmmmmmm brilliant idea! i love warm milk – especially with the cooler evenings. i’ve never thought of anything like this, it sounds yummy

    ❤ katherineof corgis and cocktails

  4. This does sound delicious! My husband and I have been going through and putting tabs on fall cookbook ideas too! This is a great fall idea 🙂

  5. Ooh! A perfect fall drink! I wish that my husband would tab my cookbooks. He always just says: “you pick it out!” 😉


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About Victoria / Justice Pirate

Victoria. Anabaptist, Wife of Rob, Mom of two boys, minimalist, quilt maker, Resources Adviser/Social Media Manager for anti-human trafficking awareness organization Justice Network (justice-network.org).


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