Pumpkin Spice Latte

15 Apr 2012

Pumpkin Spice Latte

You know this had to happen. Ever since Starbucks stopped selling pumpkin spice lattes (because fall can't last forever) I have been craving them. They could brighten my day like nothing else, no matter what was going on. I don't know what they put in it, but it could cheer me up in a flash.

I don't know why I didn't think about actually making one myself earlier! It was too easy, and costs waayy less. But I know, when fall rolls around... I will still be in those long lineups at Starbucks for something warm...

Makes 1 drink
What you'll need:

-1/4 cup canned pumpkin
-1 cup milk
-1 tablespoon white sugar
-pinch of cinnamon
-1 teaspoon vanilla
-1/4 cup strong brewed coffee
+whipped cream and grated nutmeg to top


    1.   Brew at least 1/4 cup strong coffee.
    2.   Heat the milk in a small saucepan on medium heat. Add the pumpkin, sugar and cinnamon. Whisk together, but do not let it come to a boil. Remove when the mixture reached the desired temperature.
    2.   Pour the 1/4 cup of coffee in a mug and pour the pumpkin mixture on top. Top with whipped cream and grate some nutmeg on top.

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  1. Genius! I love these drinks too and never even considered making them at home, thanks for the idea!

  2. Beautiful drink!It is amazing how much money we save by making coffee at home. They taste better too!

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    Thanks for the comment though. heh

    I love this drink!! How have I missed this blog?? Lovely to be here.

  4. Am ready to grab this..yummy!

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  6. I love that you posted this...now I do not have to wait until fall to have my favorite drink. Thank you.

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  8. I love these, so glad to have the option to make them at home!! thanks


  9. excellent..looks absolutely fab & yumm
    Tasty Appetite

  10. Oooooh I love pumpkin spice lattes too! I love pumpkin anything! This looks so good :).

  11. Just what I need now. Looks fantastic!

  12. This drink is so tasty at Starbucks, so I bet it tastes even better homemade!

  13. oh man that looks delicious! bookmarking this!

  14. My goodness! Why did I never think of doing this?!?! I can't believe how simple it is! I will be making that soon! Thanks :)


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