As soon as the fall season begins, I get a craving for pumpkin spice coffees, especially lattes. Doesn’t everyone? And while I often get them on my way to work, on weekends I don’t want to have to brave the cold to do it. This recipe for homemade pumpkin spice latte is the perfect substitute. It’s super easy and quick to make and is a delicious way to avoid the coffee shop lineups 😉
This recipe incorporates easy-to-find ingredients accessible at any grocery store. And best of all, it takes no more than 10 minutes to make!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 2 servings
- 2 cups milk (coconut, soy or almond substitutes work just as well)
- 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
- 2-4 tablespoons sugar
- 1 & 1/4 tablespoons vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin spice blend* (plus more for serving)
- 1/2 cup dark roast/strong coffee (a strong coffee will balance the sweetness well)
- whipped cream
*Pumpkin Spice Blend Ingredients: Mix 1 & 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon with 1 & 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger, 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg, and a pinch of ground cloves.
Heat milk, pumpkin puree, and sugar on the stove over medium heat until hot. Whisk ingredients together. Do not bring to a boil, otherwise you may risk burning the milk.
Whisk in vanilla extract, spices, and coffee.
Serve in 2 mugs, topping each with whipped cream and a sprinkling of the pumpkin spice blend.
Now simply serve and enjoy with that special someone 🙂
Quick and easy to make, this pumpkin spice latte recipe is a delicious drink to make at home. I hope you give it a try!