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Pumpkin Spice Latte

While I’m not much of a coffee drinker (like as in I can’t remember the last time I have had one but if I had to guess we could probably use the words “decade plus” and come up with a fairly accurate figure), my husband is. Typically, he likes it strong and black, but he if he is going to bother to deviate from that, he likes a specialty coffee.

Now that we live from nice and inconveniently far from the nearest Starbuck’s, my budget can breathe a sigh of relief, but I don’t want to deprive him entirely so that every time he goes to town he’s tempted.

That’s why I was excited to try this recipe when I saw it. It seemed very simple and straightforward and frugal since I can use ingredients that I have on hand.

I even tried some.

I’ll try anything with pumpkin in it at least once…

So now we have it. Right here in black and white. I drank coffee in September of 2013.

And in this particular case, it was so flavorful, I could easily see myself occasionally indulging in it again!

Pumpkin Spice Latte

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Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 cup coconut milk (I used the bovine variety though)
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons pumpkin puree (Canned or make your own- Learn how HERE.)
  • 2 Tablespoons vanilla
  • 23 Tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup strong coffee
  • pinch cocoa powder

Instructions

  1. Brew 2 cups of strong coffee
  2. In a saucepan, warm the milk, pumpkin, and honey until beginning to steam.
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla and spices.
  4. Fill your mug halfway with the milk mixture and then fill all the way with coffee.
  5. Dust with cocoa powder.
  • Author: Reformation Acres

Recipe Credit:  A Paleo Pumpkin Thanksgiving

Enjoy!

Make your own specialty coffee drink this fall with pureed pumpkin for a fraction of the cost and complete control over the ingredients!

Drink much coffee? How do you like yours?

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6 Comments

  1. I love lattes. I'll DEFINITELY be making this, and I already have all the ingredients, except for the bovine coconut milk. Where can I find that? It sounds delicious. 😉