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How to Make A Pumpkin Spice Latte Better Than Starbucks

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How Can I Make My Pumpkin Spice Latte Taste Better?

I just LOVE the fall.  Scarves, boots, fall colors, and PUMPKIN FLAVORED EVERYTHING!!!! I just absolutely adore a pumpkin spice latte on a fall day, curled up watching a movie, or sitting on the front porch watching the leaves fall.

Or walking around a park with a pumpkin spice latte and a great friend.  That’s a combination that warms the soul for sure!!!

When Autumn strikes, it doesn’t take long for all the coffee shops to start making delicious Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and Starbucks is known for its deliciousness.

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The problem is, they can be SUPER pricey and you have to leave the house to go get one (Yuck…cold, lines, lots of strangers, bleh!!!).  If you’ve ever longed to curl up on the couch with a delicious home made Pumpkin Spice Latte that is better than Starbucks and doesn’t have the ginormous price tag, then you are in the right place.

Keep reading to learn how to make a pumpkin spice latte that is just as delicious or even better than Starbucks.




How to Make A Pumpkin Spice Latte – What You Need

Too impatient?  Scroll down for the free printable version of this recipe. 

Optional, but highly recommended for the YUM factor;

  • A dollop of whipped cream
  • A sprinkle of nutmeg

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How to Make a Pumpkin Spice Latte

  1. Using a bowl safe for the microwave, whisk together the milk, pumpkin puree, spice, and vanilla.
  2. Microwave the mixture for about 1 to 2 minutes until frothy.  Be careful that this concoction doesn’t boil over. 
  3. Using a tall mug, pour in the mixture. 
  4. Add coffee (try using a french press, learn how to make delicious coffee here). 
  5. Now add sugar and cream. 
  6. Stir until blended. Drop a dollop of whipped cream on top and finish it off with a light dusting of nutmeg.

Now you’ve learned how to make a pumpkin spice latte.  Maybe you want to go and make some for a holiday party, a family gathering or just for your family.  Either way, you now have a delicious recipe to wow your guests and friends when you want to, or to just curl up on the couch and watch a movie with a delicious beverage.

Pair it With a Delicious Pumpkin Spice Dessert

Make this an even more tasty experience and make a pumpkin spice earthquake cake from The Best Cake Recipes. 

What sounds better than a pumpkin spice latte and a pumpkin spice cake together?



How to Make A Pumpkin Spice Latte Better Than Starbucks

How to Make A Pumpkin Spice Latte Better Than Starbucks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ cup of milk
  • 1 tablespoon canned pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup of coffee
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 2 tablesoon half and half cream
  • Optional, but highly recommended for the YUM factor:
  • A dollop of whipped cream
  • A sprinkle of nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Using a bowl safe for the microwave, whisk together the milk, pumpkin puree, spice, and vanilla.
  2. Microwave the mixture for about 1 to 2 minutes until frothy. Be careful that this concoction doesn’t boil over. 
  3. Using a tall mug, pour in the mixture. 
  4. Add coffee (try using a french press, learn how to make delicious coffee here). 
  5. Now add sugar and cream. 
  6. Stir until blended. Drop a dollop of whipped cream on top and finish it off with a light dusting of nutmeg.

Save this recipe so you know where to find it when you need a comforting drink!

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