When Fall season arrives I crave for Pumpkin Spice Lattes. They are one of my favorite treats. However I do not like the hefty price tag to get one at a coffee shop. So I decided to do some researching and tried many recipes. I now have what I think is the PERFECT Pumpkin Spice Latte that I can make at home for cheaper than the coffee shop! It gives Starbucks a run for their money.
Easy Pumpkin Spice Latte is so simple and you can make just one serving or two if you feel like sharing 🙂 You can top this with Homemade Whipped Cream! I love making it with my own homemade pumpkin puree and Pumpkin Pie Spice.
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- ½ cup whole milk
- 1 tablespoon unsweetened canned pumpkin puree
- 1 teaspoon packed light brown sugar
- ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup hot brewed, strong coffee
- 2 tablespoons half & half cream
- 1 teaspoon granulated white sugar, or more to taste
- whipped cream, optional
- ground nutmeg
- In a glass measuring cup or microwave-safe bowl, whisk together milk, pumpkin, brown sugar, spice and vanilla.
- Microwave for 1 to 2 minutes- watch closely and remove it from the microwave when the milk is hot and frothy.
- Pour the pumpkin milk into a tall mug or glass.
- Add hot coffee.
- Pour in the cream.
- Add a teaspoon of sugar.
- Stir, and taste.
- Add more sugar, if desired.
- Optional, but oh so good... add whipped cream on top and a sprinkle of nutmeg.
- Serve immediately!
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