Decaf Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

This Fall season Starbucks brought back the ultimate coffee lovers dream: The Pumpkin Spice Latte. With much success, the latte dominates the coffee market this season, obsessing millions, and that’s why you’re here. We both can’t get enough of this deliciously delicacy, but do you we have to go to Starbucks each time we’re craving? Certainly not!

We can make this caffeinated treat ourselves! Maybe you’d prefer a decaf pumpkin spice latte? Either way, it’s so simple to make at home, you’ll be wondering why you haven’t been doing it for years already. The kicker? Our recipe will actually use real pumpkin in it. That’s right, the beloved Starbucks Pumpkin Spice doesn’t actually contain any real pumpkin despite its name. It’s a bit misleading don’t you think, especially for the price you pay. Nothing beats the taste of a real pumpkin, and adding it to your latte will give it a full-bodied taste that you’ve never experience before.

And lastly, let’s not forget anything you make yourself will be a lot cheaper than store-bought. A one-off purchase of the latte may not be much, but if you’re a pumpkin spice addict like me, you know you’re spent hundreds by now on that delicious addiction. Don’t lie to yourself. Admitting it is part of the healing process, and so is making it yourself. Join us in the self made latte revolution and start enjoying your spice lattes with the recipe below.

How To Make Pumpkin Spice Latte at Home

Recipe makes 2 servings

Ingredients
2 tbsp – Canned Pumpkin
1/2 tsp – Pumpkin Pie Spice
2 tbsp – Sugar / Sweetener
2 tbsp – Pure Vanilla Extract
1 tbsp – Ground Black Pepper
2 cups – Whole Milk
1/4 cup – Heavy Cream
1/4 cup – Espresso of Choice

Equipment
– Hand Mixer
– Saucepan
– Wooden Spoon
– Whisk
– Blender
– Espresso / Coffee Maker

Instructions

  1. Heat up the canned pumpkin and spices in a saucepan over medium heat: Cook the pumpkin with the pumpkin pie spice while stirring constantly. Stir in generous amounts of black pepper during the process. Keep it up until it’s hot or until it smells cooked.
  2. Add the sugar and stir the mix until it looks like a thick syrup full of bubbles.
  3. Warm up the milk then whisk it into the mixture while adding the vanilla extract.
  4. Warm the mixture over medium heat. Watch to make sure it doesn’t boil over.
  5. Carefully blend the milky spice mixture with the blender until the mix is blended with a frothy texture.
  6. Make the espresso and then divide it two mugs (remember we’re making 2 servings). Add in the frothed pumpkin spice mixture.
  7. Top off your mugs with some whipped cream and add a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg, or cinnamon as desired.
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