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The Perfect Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

Yields1 Serving

pumpkin spice latte in a blue coffee mug on a wooden table with pumpkins in background

Pumpkin spice mixture:
 ½ cup half & half (or whole milk)
  cup white sugar
 2 tsp pumpkin puree
 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice (preferably organic)
 1 tsp vanilla extract
Latte:
 2 shots of espresso
 1 cup milk
 1 tbsp pumpkin spice mixture (recipe below)
 ½ cup whipped cream (optional)
Pumpkin spice mixture:
1

In a small sauce pan, add half & half, sugar, pumpkin puree, and pumpkin pie spice. Bring to medium heat and whisk ingredients together until sugar is dissolved. Do not let it boil.

2

Once the mixture starts to steam and the sugar is completely dissolved, remove the pan from heat and stir in the vanilla. Strain through a fine mesh filter into a glass jar for easy storage.

Latte:
3

Pull your espresso shots, and pour inside your desired coffee mug. Add the strained pumpkin spice mixture to the espresso and stir well.

4

Next, steam your milk using a steam wand, milk frother, or mason jar (see post above to make foam without a frother) until foamy. Pour velvety milk on top of the espresso mixture.

5

Top with whipped cream, if desired, and dust with pumpkin pie spice. Enjoy!