Classic Pumpkin Spice Latte

  • serves 1

With this easy recipe, you no longer have to wait in line (or wait for fall!) to enjoy a delicious pumpkin spice latte!

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Directions for: Classic Pumpkin Spice Latte



2 oz brewed espresso or brewed strong coffee (I like Detour Coffee's Punch Buggy Espresso' here)

2 Tbsp Pumpkin Spice Latte Base (recipe below)

1 cup whole milk or milk of choice, steamed

Sweetened whipped cream, for serving

Pumpkin spice, for serving (optional)

Latte Base

½ cup tightly packed demerara sugar (dark brown sugar)

½ cup water

½ cup pumpkin puree

2 Tbsp vanilla extract

1 Tbsp + 1 tsp pumpkin spice

¼ tsp salt



1. In a warm mug, combine espresso and latté base. Top with steamed milk. Serve hot with whipped cream and a sprinkle of pumpkin spice, if using.

Latte Base

1. In a medium saucepan, warm water and sugar over medium heat until sugar is dissolved (about 2 minutes). Remove from heat and whisk in remaining ingredients. Strain through a fine mesh sieve into a glass jar. Seal jar and refrigerate for up to 1 month. Shake or stir before use.

Source and Credits

Excerpt from Purely Pumpkin: More Than 100 Seasonal Recipes to Share, Savor, and Warm Your Kitchen by Allison Day (Skyhorse Publishing, September 6, 2016)

See more: Beverage, Fall, Quick and Easy

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