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pumpkin spice latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte

This warm and cozy pumpkin spice latte is the perfect winter drink. Top it with whipped cream and a dish of cinnamon and you'll be in pumpkin spice heaven.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
YIELD 2 lattes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (480 ml) milk of your choice
  • 1/4 cup light or dark brown sugar, plus more depending on how sweet you like your latte
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin spice mix*
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 shots espresso or 1/2 cup (120 ml) strong coffee
  • Whipped cream for topping, optional

Instructions

  1. Place all of the latte ingredients into a medium saucepan and mix together. Stirring constantly, heat the mixture on medium-heat until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is very hot.

  2. Optional: Use a handheld frother to gently aerate and foam the latte mixture.

  3. Divide between two mugs. Top with whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon or pumpkin spice mix, if desired.

Recipe Notes

*If you don't want to make an entire batch of pumpkin spice mix, substitute 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon plus a pinch of each of the following:

 

Ground ginger

Ground nutmeg

Ground allspice

Ground cloves

 

-Feel free to add more or less of each ingredient, depending on how you like your latte. Add more coffee if you like it stronger, or less sugar if you prefer it less sweet.