October 25, 2010

Pumpkin Spice Latte

I found this website and thought I'd share the recipe...

Just Like Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte
Makes 1-2 servings

2 cups milk
2 tablespoons canned pumpkin
2 tablespoons sugar or sugar substitute – adjust to taste
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 cup strong brewed coffee (or 1/4 cup of espresso if you have an espresso machine)

In a saucepan stir together milk, pumpkin and sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until steaming. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla and pumpkin pie spice, transfer to a blender and process for 15 seconds or until foamy. I don’t usually bother with the blender and just whip the mixture really well with a wire whisk.

Pour into a large mug or two mugs if you decide to share. Add the coffee or espresso on top.

Optional: (But don’t even think about skipping this step. I mean it). Top with whipped cream and sprinkle pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg, or cinnamon on top.


Fitter After 50 said...

I'm going to have to give this one a try. By any chance, do you have a good gingerbread latte recipe?

goatmilker said...

Thanks for sharing. I will have to try this on my visit to my friend today. Have a good day Rebekah

Amy said...

I need to try this, too! Sounds fantastic! Thanks for sharing!

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