2½ cups Central Dairy milk
4 tablespoons real maple syrup
¼ cup pumpkin purée
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice, plus more for serving if desired
¼ teaspoon ground ginger
5 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix
¾ cup whipping cream
Optional caramel sauce (for serving)
1. Combine milk, maple syrup, pumpkin purée, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin pie spice, and ginger in a blender or food processor and pulse until smooth.
2. Stir in instant vanilla pudding. Cover and chill until thickened slightly.
3. Serve immediately, cold, or transfer to a sauce pan and heat until hot throughout. Top with ¼ cup whipped cream and, if desired, 1 tablespoon caramel sauce. Garnish with additional pumpkin pie spice for serving and serve.