1 (29 ounce) can solid-pack pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
1 (14.75 ounce) can creamed corn
1 cup 2% low-fat milk
1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
1/2 cup apple cider
1/2 cup water
2 tsp butter
1/8 tsp ground mace
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup frozen corn, thawed
Combine the pumpkin and creamed corn in a blender; pulse to puree the mixture for 1 minute or until smooth. Add the milk and continue to pulse the mixture for another minute, or until well combined. Pour pumpkin mixture into a 3 to 4 quart saucepan over medium heat.
Immediately stir in the broth, apple cider, water, butter, and ground mace. Heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Salt and pepper to taste. Add thawed corn kernels and cook for an additional 5 minutes.