Pumpkin Spice Latte

(this is a repost from November 2, 2008)
Whew.  I think I’m recovered enough from a flurry of Halloween, birthday and baby shower activities.  I’ve had a couple of requests, both in real life and on my blog for my Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe, so here it is:

Pumpkin Spice Latte

2 heaping Tablespoons canned pumpkin
2 Tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice*
1 c strong coffee
2 c milk

Combine all into a pot and heat.  Serve into cups, garnish with whipped cream and ground nutmeg.  Makes 3 cups.

After I tried the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte, I thought theirs was sweeter than mine, so next time I make it I’ll probably add more brown sugar.

*If you don’t have pumpkin pie spice on hand, you can make your own with spices you probably already have.  Here’s a recipe.

Pumpkin Pie Spice

4 tablespoons ground cinnamon
4 teaspoons ground nutmeg
4 teaspoons ground ginger
3 teaspoons ground allspice

Combine all and store in an airtight container.

More Mac and Cheese, please!

 

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2 Comments

  • Oh my! A woman after my own heart! Tis the season and I just enjoyed sipping on one of these last night. Thank you so much for this yummy recipe that will save me many dollars by making them at home instead of paying for them at a local coffee shop. Yum!!!

  • Stumbled across your blog from another blog (amazing how interwoven all these blogs can be.) I am really enjoying your recipe for pumpkin spice lattes. Wow!

    We are homeschoolers whose kids are now grown. I definitely miss the “good old days,” watching the wonder in their eyes as we discovered the world together. What a privilege and blessing. God bless your family.

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